Chips, light and coding moves the front line in beating bacteria

A multidisciplinary study finds a way to examine biofilms with high efficiency.

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Chemicals found in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study shows.

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Zombie gene protects against cancer -- in elephants

LIF6, a dead gene that came back to life, prevents cancer by killing cells with DNA damage.

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Rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its production in 2010, a new study shows.

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Forest loss in one part of US can harm trees on the opposite coast

If a whole forest disappears, new research shows, this has ricocheting effects in the atmosphere that affect vegetation on the other side of the country.

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Ice stream draining Greenland Ice Sheet sensitive to changes over past 45,000 years

A ribbon of ice more than 600 kilometers long that drains about 12 percent of the gigantic Greenland Ice Sheet has been smaller than it is today about half of the time over the past 45,000 years, a new study suggests.

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