Articles By Roxanne Palmer
[EMBARGO 1PM] Grapefruit juice blocks the breakdown of the drug sirolimus, which is why patients are advised not to take the two together -- but now researchers say they can exploit that ability to give cancer patients more bang for their buck.
New photos are streaming back to Earth from NASA's latest Mars rover, Curiosity.
NASA researcher James Hansen is coauthor of a new paper that places the blame for heat waves over the past few years squarely on global warming.
Throughout its 352 million-mile journey, NASA's Curiosity rover has been fairly busy, measuring solar radiation, adjusting its navigation toward Mars and keeping its communication antenna pointed toward Earth. Thankfully, it has still found time to tweet updates along the way.
Space enthusiasts gathered in Times Square very early on Monday morning to glimpse the first images from NASA's new Mars rover, Curiosity.
Athletes from all over the world are jumping, running, swimming and tumbling in London right now to claim the gold. In the animal world, which species would prevail in a similar contest? We think it might turn out something like this.
NASA will be streaming coverage of the Curiosity rover landing online starting at 11:30pm Eastern Time. There are also watching events at museums and science centers across the U.S. New York City will get to watch the landing on a very big screen - the Toshiba Vision screen at One Times Square, which is usually the focal point for the New Year's Eve ball drop.
Researchers found a significant number of coral trout with dark lesions on their skin that are nearly identical to human melanoma.
In a small trial of 61 Parkinson's patients, those who took caffeine supplements for six weeks saw modest improvements in some of their symptoms.
Mice that were given antisense compounds twice a week for four weeks had reduced symptoms for up to one year, according to the paper. The researchers say it's still unclear whether the drug will work in humans, but they are cautiously optimistic.