By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:40
Google is searching to define optimum human health for the individual by analyzing the genomes and medical records of hundreds, and then thousands, of study participants.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:46
Study suggests that although men view niceness as a clearly attractive trait in potential partners, women are more cautious around overly friendly strangers.
By Shweta Iyer | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:28
With 700,000 Americans currently living with brain tumors, researchers at the American Brain Tumor Association's annual conference share their findings on possible causes of the condition.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:54
A recent study from Washington State University has found that the health risk from pesticide exposure can stay in your DNA and be passed on to your offspring for up to three generations.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:19
A smarter biomaterial that acts as a natural antioxidant could pave the way for minimal scarring after surgery.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:14
Determining the cancer risk of long-term exposure to most chemicals is as easy as determining their short-term effects.
By Ben Wolford | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00
Scientists can read the genetic source of "choice bias," a phenomenon that manifests as a personality quirk. What's next?
By Ben Wolford | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:17
An ancient virus, newly discovered, resides in the guts of half the population. Researchers say it could offer promising leads in the battle against obesity and diabetes.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:22
Brain freezes are a natural hazard of life. Here's why we get them.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:21
Teenage scientist Thomas Hunt is working on a project that aims to find an alternative to chemotherapy in stopping cancer.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:46
Researchers have identified genes responsible for the age at which a young girl reaches sexual maturation — genes they also believe may be linked to pre-disposition for various health conditions such as breast cancer.
By Ben Wolford | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:00
Dogs get jealous when you pay more attention to other dogs, suggesting the emotion is more primitive than some psychologists thought.