The first ever time the human genome was sequences was done in 2003. At the time it cost as much as $2.7-billion. However, DNA sequencing today wouldn't have to come off as that expensive.
Nevada women died after being infected with bacteria resistant to all known antibiotics available in the United States.
Researchers from Duke University have genetically engineered a strain of salmonella, which usually causes food poisoning, to fight against the most aggressive and deadliest form of brain cancer, glioblastoma.
Concepts of "seeing plants" have been rather ignored in the early 20th century, but research suggests they may actually exist.
We may have to take that New Year's resolution about dieting and exercising a bit more seriously. But if you feel a bit bored when it comes to the moving part, scientists may be starting to understand why.
Breast cancer survivors consuming high amounts of grilled, barbecued and smoked meat have higher mortality risk than those who have low intake of such meats.
What could be the coincidence that the famous actor of BBC's hit TV series "Sherlock Holmes," Benedict Cumberbatch, is in fact, related to Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle? There's a big chance, according experts from ancestry.com.
Urbanization has a very significant effect on evolution, leading to change in functioning ecosystems.
A new imaging technique developed by researchers at the University Of Rochester Medical Center could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, preventing potential vision loss.
Altered dopamine receptors, and not just the excess weight alone, might be the reason why obese individuals tends to move a little or mostly inactive.
While people do believe the biggest impact of machine learning lies in developments in the Silicon Valley, we may all be wrong.
Researchers have developed a form of synthetic cardiac stem cell. These stem cells appear to offer therapeutic benefits that can be compared to those from natural stem cells and could even replace some of the risks associated with stem cell therapies.
Researchers identified a key cellular protein that could potentially be exploited to work as a possible treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
French scientists made a massive breakthrough in the realm of neuroscience when they found evidence that a brainless slime called the Physarum polycephalum can learn how to avoid unpleasant stimuli after repeated trials.
A lot of people consider 2016 to be a very bad year in terms of news, but a lot of technological improvements happened regardless. Now some are convinced that the first true brain-to-brain communication in people could start next year, especially due to huge recent advances.