A novel non-invasive technique can successfully detect human papilloma virus-16 — the strain associated with oropharyngeal cancer — in saliva samples.
Starquakes recorded by NASA's now-defunct Kepler space telescope have helped answer a longstanding question about the age of the 'thick disc' of the Milky Way.
A new rapid test is expected to return a finding after just 60 to 90 min — and all it requires to diagnose asthma is a drop of blood and the immune cells it contains.
The urine test diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer and predicts whether patients will require treatment up to five years earlier than standard clinical methods.
The Ecological Society of Australia is calling for governments, universities and industry to stop the censorship and suppression of science and scientists.
Researchers were excited by the discovery of a stellar black hole with a mass 70 times that of the Sun, located 15,000 light years from Earth.
Scientists have discovered markers in the blood that can differentiate between a benign mole and a melanoma in the eye, while also identifying if the cancer has spread.
The UK's National Cancer Research Institute has announced several promising new methods for detecting cancer early, as detailed at the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference.
Bacteria have been found coating drinking water pipes and tanks on the International Space Station (ISS) — but what are the potential risks to human health?
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes — a breakthrough that could transform the outlook for men with fertility problems.
Scientists warn that "untold human suffering" is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change.
The test procedure is hoped to positively impact tuberculosis diagnosis in adults living in remote areas.
Researchers have developed a new method of extracting hydrogen from water more efficiently, which could help underpin the capture of renewable energy in the form of sustainable fuel.
In contrast to liquid biopsies, which detect genetic mutations or other cancer-related alterations in DNA, the technology focuses on modifications to DNA known as methyl groups.