Cancer research aims to identify causes and develop strategies for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, Immunotherapy and new kinds of clinical research derived from biotechnology, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
The practice of mindfulness is growing exponentially, with studies showing it cuts negative emotions by almost half -- with just eight weeks of practice.
May 3, 2013 5:00am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
LEDs are almost certainly the future of lighting. Among their advertised advantages: They slash electricity consumption. Do they?
60 | November 29, 2012 5:00am |
An analysis of the materials, labor and parts showed that turning an LED into a light bulb requires the integration of some pretty sophisticated technologies.
20 | October 7, 2011 6:00am |
Researchers believe a cannabis extract may someday be used to kill off tumors without harming healthy cells.
15 | September 21, 2012 4:39am |
Silicon Valley vendor takes the big data skills challenge to the university level.
1 | April 22, 2013 6:47pm |
DELHI -- A recent Indian Supreme Court ruling set tough patent standards on drugs, dropping the price of a cancer medicine that costs $2,600 a month to a $175 monthly charge instead.
3 | May 6, 2013 12:00am |
Future medical nanotechnology won't look robotic. Instead, think very smart particles that usefully imitate life.
3 | May 1, 2012 3:00am |
Unlike normal cells, cancer cells can grow and age without dying -- one of the reasons they're so dangerous. But researchers have developed a way to help cancer cells age and die, which could lead...
54 | July 22, 2010 4:00am |
A review of Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome, by James A. Fussell and Jeff P. Matovic
May 10, 2013 3:00am |
A researcher at the Mayo Clinic has found that sedentary work days create massive health risks even worse than smoking and that daily exercise cannot negate the damage caused by excessive sitting.
January 23, 2013 9:59pm |
Artificial limbs, cancer detection, music for the hearing impaired, rockets, water filtration - these are all some of the ideas that were presented today at the White House Science Fair in...
April 22, 2013 8:57pm |
Glyphosate, the chemical in the world's top selling agricultural herbicide, Roundup, is being reviewed for safety. A nationwide ban could be possible by 2015.
13 | April 13, 2011 6:00am |
An LED light that runs on gravity could help provide cheap lighting for developing countries.
18 | December 12, 2012 8:25am |
PARIS -- Smokers in sidewalk cafes turn in their Gauloises for e-cigarettes -- with an entrepreneurial French brand at the helm.
15 | February 15, 2013 3:00am |
Over 15 percent of Americans are hearing-impaired -- and one big culprit is everyday noise. We spoke with author Katherine Bouton about the causes, the damage and her own progressive deafness.
2 | April 5, 2013 5:00am |
The Internet is full of medical advice. Here's a better way to get it.
April 11, 2013 12:30pm |
University of Pennsylvania doctors have achieved, in a handful of patients, one of the holy grails of cancer research: getting the patient's own immune system to attack cancer cells.
4 | December 11, 2012 3:00am |
Built in one week, the organization Safecast pioneered a new kind of citizen science.
3 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
High-school dropout, one-time quadriplegic, 25-time Ironman, father of three: meet Jeff Jonas, the most interesting researcher in the world.
1 | April 13, 2012 6:40am |