We may be approaching a time when custom-made humans exist, depending on how current debates on open science goes. The week for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria has opened for quite the heated debate.
A group of researchers found that a new way of regulating genes could play an important role in the activity of the whole nervous system.
A new bacterium found 1,000 feet underground in Lechuguilla Cave located at New Mexico has demonstrated resistance to multiple antibiotics, including the so-called "drugs of last resort" such as daptomycin.
The Galápagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) has been revealed play an important role in dispersing seeds and ensuring the survival of indigenous and introduced plants plant species on Fernandina Island.
A recent study suggests that nitrogen in billion-year-old rocks could potentially become bio-signature of life on Mars.
Too much alcohol during adolescence could disrupt the development of certain areas in the brain associated with impulse control and development of substance abuse disorder.
Researchers has come up with a detection tool based on the novel machine learning approach could identify comprehensive profiles for predicting dementia.
Newly discovered protein protects the body from potential inflammation and fat accumulation by binding in the bacteria lurking in the intestine.
Researchers from Stanford University have found a way to help explain how animals generate enough lift to fly and what this could mean for the way flying robots and drones are designed.
Science may finally have an answer to one the world's most perplexing questions: Why are plants green?
A scientist wants to build a prosthetic that can function as an artificial hippocampus. It will act as a human memory enhancement in the form of a prosthetic, and he's already seeing it attached to humans.
A new study revealed that yoyo-dieting, or the repeated cycle of weight loss and gain, may only lead to more substantial weight gain when the diet stop.
A new research reveals that the frequency of mothers opting for Caesarean births could greatly impact human evolution, resulting to narrow pelvis and bigger babies.
Ever wonder why our blood and other liquids in our body do not leak out and leave us all dried up? According to scientists, despite the fact our skin cells die, dry up, and fall off every minute of every day, it does not seem to create holes that would allow liquids inside the body to leak out.
It can be known as a universal desire for all kinds of civilizations to want to live better and longer lives. However, it may be interesting to take note that despite this premise, scientists still debate on the question of where should we draw the line between ethics and pushing biological limits through experimental science.