A plant used for centuries as a pain reliever in Chinese medicine has been found effective at alleviating pain, according to researchers.
A project to introduce mosquitoes that could potentially block dengue virus on an island off Vietnam has run into an early hurdle.
Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by year 2100 and potentially more than 8°C by year 2200 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced, researchers say.
A new study has shown how a specific mutation in the SLC24A5 gene provides evidence of shared ancestry of Asians with Europeans.
LINE-1 retrotransposons are abnormally abundant in the schizophrenia brain and may be one of the causes of the disease, researchers say.
Scientists have 3D printed titanium shoes for a horse with chronic foot disease.
Researchers have discovered a genetic marker that can accurately predict which patients will experience more severe H7N9 flu.
The largest international study to date into the genetic basis of rheumatoid arthritis has shed light on how existing drugs target it.
Scientists have identified a gene that protects against spontaneous, adult-onset progressive nerve degeneration.
Scientists have identified an unexpected source of freshwater – beneath the seabed on continental shelves around the world.