Loneliness has been linked to detrimental and sometimes deadly health effects, and so researchers are seeking a biological answer to help prevent and treat it.
The surgical anesthesia drug, propofol, used in tumor removal, could help promote the spread of cancer by triggering changes in tumor cell properties.
Crowd opinion tends to fall in line with professional fact-checkers, and a new study illustrates how that can be used to fact-check the news.
Two vaccines in early development are stable under high temperatures and could be game changers in global vaccine equity.
Although the idea of soft robots in space exploration is still far from becoming a reality, there are obvious advantages that are driving researchers to pursue the possibility.
A pioneer in preventative medicine well known for his isolation of the bacteria behind the bubonic plague, Shibasaburō helped establish our understanding of infectious diseases and made inroads into the first vaccines.
Wearable devices and gadgets have surged in popularity, but researchers say that current ethical frameworks need to catch up with research to protect study participants.
Your “friendly neighborhood astrophysicist” Becky Smethurst is enthusiastically exploring the universe and educating us along the way.
Wave power has the potential to offset 64% of the United States’ energy consumption, but funding and technology has caused a standstill.
COVID-19 is unlikely to be the last coronavirus to spill over to humans. Scientists are working to make a universal vaccine to combat future outbreaks.