New research suggests a possible way to help prevent Alzheimer's disease, by keeping blood sugar at a healthy level. A study found that higher glucose levels, even those well short of diabetes, seemed to raise the risk for dementia.
The man who invented the LED light has retired from the University of Illinois. But colleagues say he'll almost certainly continue doing research.
An anti-cancer drug for dogs is being tested at the University of Illinois and it's showing some promise.
Imagine this: There's no need to throw out your old cellphone, because it will self-destruct.
Across the Midwestern corn belt, a familiar battle has resumed, hidden in the soil.
A two-year-old girl who was implanted with a windpipe grown from her own stem cells has died.
Archaeologists digging in the foothills of Iran's Zagros Mountains have discovered the remains of a Stone Age farming community. It turns out that people living there were growing plants like barley, peas and lentils as early as 12,000 years ago.
Tiny functioning human livers have been grown from stem cells in the laboratory by scientists in Japan.
Getting people on HIV drugs even before they get sick helps them live longer and slows the spread of virus, the World Health Organization said Sunday.
The nation's organ transplant network will consider a controversial proposal Monday to overhaul the guidelines for an increasingly common form of organ donation.