Low doses of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication, and a gene inhibitor known as BI2536 can successfully halt the growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors, a Purdue University study finds.
Research probing the complex science behind the formation of 'dendrites' that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail could bring safer, longer-lasting batteries capable of being charged within minutes instead of hours.
A new cardboard-robotic toolkit allows children to create custom robots they control wirelessly with hand gestures without formal education in programming or electronics.
Asteroids may be a byproduct of planet formation rather than planetary building blocks, according to a recent paper in Nature.
Researchers have demonstrated a new way to enhance the emission of single photons by using 'hyperbolic metamaterials,' a step toward creating devices in work aimed at developing quantum computers and communications technologies.
Study: Public health adversely affected when federal officials overlooked inhalation risk during West Virginia chemical spill
West Virginians suffered adverse health effects inside their homes after following plumbing-system flushing directions in response to a chemical spill last January, and these recommendations failed to consider the dangers of chemical vapor exposure, according to a new study.