A team of researchers has achieved a long-sought scientific goal: using laser light to break specific molecular bonds.
All objects in nature are made of irregular molecules called fractals and scientists now have created and captured an image of the largest man-made fractal molecule at the nanoscale.
A research team from Uppsala University has uncovered an entirely new mechanism for how communication between cells is regulated.
Scientists have developed a way of measuring levels of fluid in the brain that avoids the need for painful lumbar punctures.
A test has been developed that can assess the robustness of the immune system in poultry by the Eureka E! 2692 molecular tests project.
Researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology of the University of Helsinki have identified an internal electron transfer reaction that initiates the proton pump mechanism of the respiratory enzyme.
Weekend athletes who overexert themselves running or playing basketball may one day reap the benefits of research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that shows that adult stem cells can be used to make new tendon or ligament tissue.
Every time the human body encounters a virus, bacteria or other infectious agent, immune cells called B-lymphocytes multiply in lymph nodes and then swing into action to fight off the intruders.
Nanoparticles of gold can act as tiny, precise and powerful heaters, which potentially could be used in biomedical applications, according to a new study.
CSIRO scientists have boosted efforts to help stop the spread of bird flu in Asia and thereby reduce the risk of it reaching Australia.
In the future, forensic investigators may take full-colour fingerprints using new technology developed by a University of Toronto-led team of international researchers.
A company has been established in Adelaide to develop scientific techniques for genetic crop testing in Europe.
A discovery from University of Missouri-Columbia scientists about the formation of an embryo and a placenta before implantation could explain why cloning often fails in farm and laboratory animals.
A new $5 million grant to wheat breeders could shorten the time between the outbreak of diseases and the development of resistant wheat varieties, said the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station state wheat breeder.