Scientists have engineered the E. coli bacteria to be "addicted" to caffeine, which may prove useful for wastewater decontamination efforts.
Synthetic biology took a giant step forward with the announcement that scientists have created the missing key to creating computers that function in human cells.
According to a new research article fewer children may be the reason behind a long life.
Commonly-used pesticides are turning off the bees' learning ability, slowing down population growth, says new research.
Researchers announced Wednesday that the advancements in genetics have allow them to devise simple blood or saliva test that can reliably predict the odds of breast and prostate cancers.
Researchers have found that when the conditions are right, cuckolded males in many species actually stick around to provide paternal care.
Researchers found half-a-century back that Tetrahymena thermophila has seven sexes, but, it's only now that researchers are able to find how these single-celled organisms find their mate.
Researchers have now discovered a kind of amphibian that eats its mother's skin. The amphibian belongs to an order called caecilian, which are amphibians that look like worms.
Researchers now say that the two-headed bull shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico April 7, 2011, was indeed a single shark that had two heads, and that it wasn't a conjoined twin.
Scientists at Penn State have completed sequencing the aye-aye lemur's genome.
A vial containing a virus which can cause deadly hemorrhagic fever has gone missing from a research facility in Galveston, Texas.
FDA announced Friday that it will be putting the heart defibrillators industry under the microscope, after tens of thousands of malfunctions have been reported which have resulted in hundreds of deaths in recent years.
Lost to the world since 1983, scientists were able to successfully grow the gastric-brooding frog as far as an embryo.
Scientists discovered that pathogen causing Lyme disease can exist without iron by depending on manganese, a characteristic unknown in any other organism.