A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.
A new study in Scientific Reports finds that microscopic particles from tattoo ink can migrate into the lymph nodes.
Federal regulators have approved the first continuous blood sugar monitor for diabetics that doesn't need backup finger prick tests.
Once a year scientists gather in Boston to celebrate the quirky and absurd in science at the Ig Nobel ceremony. This year they awarded a prize to research that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea.
A research team from Harvard have identified bacteria in the microbiome of exceptional athletes that could help with athletic performance and recovery.
A new study looks at whether testosterone directly affects decisions that drive up prices and destabilize markets.
Brain surgery requires delicate and precise use of surgical instruments. But for Dan Fabbio it also required a different kind of instrument—a saxophone.
The cobwebs you swat away in your attic may have found a higher purpose: raw material for new cardiac tissue.
Critics want New York City to remove a statue in Central Park that honors a doctor who used slaves in developing a pioneering approach to treating physical problems women can develop after childbirth.
Doctors in the Netherlands have developed a way to grow mini-organs outside the body for treatment and use them to test whether a drug works for a particular patient.
Medical researchers are rethinking how patients are recruited for studies in part to overcome distrust of the medical community among some populations going back for decades.
Scientists have successfully encoded a short film (GIF) into the DNA of a living cell and recovered it later. This experiment could pave the way for engineered cells that record...