Flip a switch in a mouse's brains and watch it turn into a killer.
A new research headed by Zhiyong Wang from the Carnegie Institution for Science, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to ground-breaking scientific research, has discovered the specific system plants use to regulate their various response to heat between daytime and nighttime.
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.
A safe, inexpensive, and highly efficient way to speed up and improve the search of new germicides – this is what a team of scientists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, in collaboration with their colleagues from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and Gause Institute of New Antibiotics, have developed.
Researchers have found evidence of the oldest red pigment in the feathers of a 130-million-year-old bird.
Japanese scientists have discovered that a common species of Asian tree frog may actually be two separate species based on their genetic data.
Researchers have found three new species of miniature salamanders from the mountain forests of Oaxaca, Mexico.
The world’s first baby to be born using a pioneer three-person fertility method has been born. Now five months old, the baby boy has DNA from three different people: father, mother and an additional donor.
A team of scientists has discovered that bacteria could power micromachines such as smartphones by harnessing energy from its movement.
In February, the FDA warned that statins can increase users' risk of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss, confusion and other cognition problems.
Because of some genetic similarity between humans and pets such as canine and felines, some treatments can be transferred across species.
Scientists may have discovered the cure to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), a lifelong and incurable sexually transmitted infection that is currently affecting estimated 417 million people aged 15-49 worldwide.
The surgery can be quite complicated because aside from removing excess fingers, the doctors also have to create opposable thumbs for Hong Hong as he was also born with no thumbs.
Rosacea, a facial redness affecting millions of Americans, could pose significant connection with mental health issues like Alzheimer's.