Synthetic amino acids may one day allow scientists to create "genetic firewalls" that prevent GMO crops or animals from escaping into the wild and causing environmental damage, according to Harvard and Yale researchers.
A poor night's sleep can carry far greater consequences for teens than just nodding off in class the next morning.
Fear and misunderstanding of a "lethal, tenacious and unforgiving virus" have given rise to the world's largest and most enduring Ebola epidemic, according to the World Health Organization.
A monthly injection of an experimental anti-retroviral drug protected female monkeys from vaginal infection by a simian form HIV, according to two new studies.
A new analysis of Ebola cases in West Africa predicts that the epidemic in Liberia could be eliminated by June if medical workers can hospitalize 85% of those infected.
What does it take to get the average Angeleno to shut off the lights, or unplug a few power-swilling appliances and e-gadgets?
Maybe Mom was right all along.
The fruit bat has long been suspected of sparking the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, but new research suggests that it may have been an insect-eating bat that first transmitted the virus to a human host.