Scientists dream of universal flu vaccines and therapies that could throttle pandemics before they even have a chance to spread, and the recent discovery a new, multi-tasking antibody suggests it might be possible.
Scientists have figured out how a compound called pyridomycin kills the bacteria that causes tuberculosis, and found that it can work its magic even against certain drug-resistant strains.
Researchers say areas of a Van Gogh painting where bright yellow flowers have turned orange-gray is the result of a previously undocumented kind of chemical degredation caused by an interaction between paint and varnish.
Discovery points to more and more planets that can thrive in diverse and extreme environments.
A spate of consumer reports of shattering glass cookware can be explained by the kind of glass that manufacturers are using, which is less able to withstand large, sudden temperature changes than cookware that uses a classic formula.