Scientists are finding out that even though dogs look very different on the outside, what causes them to look that way is much similar than we thought.
You’ve probably heard about the sudden and mysterious drop in honey bee populations throughout the U.S.A. and Europe. Beekeepers used to report average losses in their worker bees of about 5-10% a year, but starting around 2006, that rate jumped to about 30%. Today, many large beekeeping operations are reporting that up to 40 or 50 percent of their swarms have mysteriously disappeared. This massive die-off of honey bee populations has been dubbed colony collapse disorder, and it is a big, big deal.
How careful are you with your words? Scientists are figuring out how to choose words more wisely to have a better chance to stop certain diseases.
Imagine having a surgery with no knives involved. At TEDMED, Yoav Medan shares a technique that uses MRI to find trouble spots and focused ultrasound to treat such issues as brain lesions, uterine fibroids and several kinds of cancerous growths.
We learn early not to drink juice after brushing our teeth. But it isn’t just the mix of citrus and mint. The chemicals in toothpaste make your tongue more sensitive to bitter flavors ordinarily not detected in the juice.
Researchers demonstrate that a two-drug combination, under certain circumstances, can eliminate cancer
New research conducted by Harvard scientists is laying out a road map to one of the holy grails of modern medicine: a cure for cancer.