Infants of both sexes are most interested in objects with faces, contrary to common belief that boys prefer more “macho” vehicle and construction toys.
Australian scorpion venom could ease human pain and discomfort, according to a study.
NUS researchers have successfully developed a one-step method to grow and transfer high-quality graphene on silicon and other stiff substrates.
University of Queensland researchers have grown a kidney using stem cells, making a leap forward in treating renal disease.
A protein in Salmonella inactivates mast cells, rendering them unable to protect against bacterial invaders, according to a new study.
Tests at two wastewater treatment plants in northern China revealed antibiotic-resistant bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding and spreading their dangerous cargo.
Researchers have discovered that outer skin cells are able to unite to form suspended “bridges” during wound healing.
The Sox4 oncogene may be a potential therapeutic target in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.
A close flyby by Chang’e-2 of the near-Earth asteroid 4179 Toutatis reveals new insights into the geological features and formation of the ginger-root-shaped asteroid.
Scientists have discovered a ‘greener’ dyeing method to producing colorful silk: by feeding dyed leaves to silkworms so they spin colored – rather than white – cocoons.