Aug 31, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Six new genetic variants associated with type 2 diabetes in South Asians have been identified by a team of international researchers. Writing in the journal...

Aug 31, 2011 by James Freeman

A well-preserved fossil discovered in northeast China provides new information about the earliest ancestors of most of today’s mammal species. According...

Aug 30, 2011 by Sci-News.com

MIT researchers found that there are parts of our brain dedicated to language and only language.  Findings of their research mark a major advance in the...

Aug 30, 2011 by James Freeman

In the course of the ongoing archeological excavations at the Yenikapı Marmaray construction site, Turkey, the world’s best preserved shipwreck, a merchant...

Aug 30, 2011 by Natali Anderson

A clinical trial of a potential Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) drug farmed from genetically modified (GM) tobacco plants has at long last got underway...

Aug 30, 2011 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from Germany, France and the United Kingdom have engineered a material that exhibits a rare and versatile trait in magnetism at room temperature. Writing...

Aug 26, 2011 by Natali Anderson

When a male rat senses the presence of a fetching female rat, a certain region of his brain lights up with neural activity, in anticipation of romance....

Aug 26, 2011 by James Freeman

The magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck central Virginia on August 23 was a rare event, but not a surprising one. “This is an area where small earthquakes...

Aug 25, 2011 by Sci-News.com

The CLOUD experiment at CERN has been designed to study the effect of cosmic rays on the formation of atmospheric aerosols under controlled laboratory...