Lab-grown tuberculosis (TB) bacteria has been killed with good old Vitamin C – an “unexpected” discovery scientists hope will lead to better, cheaper drugs.
U.S. researchers have reported a breakthrough in stem cell research, describing how they turned human skin cells into embyronic stem cells for the first time.
COSMOS chats to journalist Peter Pringle about a famous scientific rip-off that followed the discovery of a cure for tuberculosis.
Children born outside the United States have a lower risk of asthma, skin and food allergies, and living in the United States for a decade may raise a person’s allergy risk, according to a study.
PARIS: Gene analysis of malaria parasites has pinpointed western Cambodia as the hotspot of strains that are dangerously resistant to artesiminin, the frontline drug against the disease, scientists said.
A lab experiment that rode to space two years ago has offered new clues about why astronauts’ immune systems struggle to perform in zero gravity, U.S. military researchers said.
One of the world’s most popular aquarium fishes has joined the rat, the mouse, fruitfly and nematode worm in the roll call of creatures whose DNA has been sequenced to help fight disease among humans.
Amputees often experience ‘phantom limbs’, or the sensation that their missing limb is still present, but a Swedish study has shown that even non-amputees can experience the bizarre sensation.
British scientist Robert Edwards, who was awarded a Nobel prize for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), has died aged 87, his university announced.
African Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than those without it, a new study has found.