Scientists have discovered that a lowly bacteria appears to turn dissolved metal into solid gold.
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Soon, seemingly healthy smokers could inhale the gas in a new MRI technique to explore early signs of emphysema and asthma.
Scientists has succeeded for the first time in creating patches of substitute tissue that can conduct the electricity needed to pump the heart.
New material is elastic enough to withstand the beating of the heart while also biodegrading slowly as the body rebuilds the real thing.
A snap decision to quit smoking cigarettes is actually two to three times more effective than planning ahead.
Last year, about twice as many Atlantic hurricanes occurred as were forecast. What should we expect this season?
The mystery of possible interaction between these two species grows as some evidence suggests they never crossed paths.
Take it from bees. Competition is better than touchy-feely "win-win" negotiations when it comes to making big decisions.
Brain scans reveal men are tuned to external events, while women pay attention to what's inside them.
Pharmaceutical companies are making billions off a "disorder" that you don't really have. The drugs, somewhat ironically, are called "hypnotics."
Psychologists have recently handed the keys to happiness to the public, but many people cling to gloomy ways out of habit, experts say. What gives?
Genius Month continues on LiveScience with a look at the ordinary and extraordinary quirks of a few great minds. You'll be surprised to learn â€¦
The legend of the hard-hearted woman has gone to our heads, and thatÃs probably bad for everyoneÃs health.
You spend all day there, and if the latest trends in green office architecture catch on you will soon start enjoying your workplace a lot more.
Coffee, tea and cocoa not only warm the body but could heat up the immune system and possibly prevent certain ailments, recent studies find.