Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
Researchers have successfully tested a technique that uses melanin-coated nanoparticles to protect bone marrow from damage commonly sustained during radiotherapy
Ten students who are improving MRIs, cancer treatments and human-robot interaction--between classes, of course
In the early 1900s, radioactive water was all the rage. Hard to believe smart people could fall for such twaddle--right?
Some answers from an atmospheric scientist
See how scientists are learning from the most common form of life on Earth to fight cancer, produce ethanol and maybe even grow crops on the moon
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It's not the space agency's official line, however
Why does the planet act like a giant magnet? One scientist is building his own Earth to find out
The hibernating sun leaves humans unprotected
The precise tuggability of a piece of mozzarella must not be left indeterminate
The tale of the "plant hunters," farming whales, vegetable matter that rains from the sky and more
E. coli bacteria are all over our skin -- why not modify them to help us out?
Two new experiments show how easy it would be to infect Mars with alien microbes.
Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there