Scientists have found some new genetic hints that could help explain why bedbugs are so hard to kill.Some bedbugs appear to have evolved a mechanism that helps them break down toxins, including the ones in many pesticides, a team from The Ohio State University reports in the journal PLoS ONE.The fin
Ever wonder about that peppery and irresistible urge to cough you feel at the back of your throat when you slurp some extra virgin olive oil?If you're EVOO junkies like us (and who isn't?) the answer is probably yes.So, we have another question.
Here's a neat genetic trick: Make a chicken that can get the flu, but can't pass it on to other birds -- or, presumably, to the humans who take care of them.British researchers have done it.The British team, with the support of a big poultry breeder and government funding, inserted a gene into c
The formal title of the two-page bill the House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday is "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act." But in the wake of the recent shootings in Arizona that killed six people and critically injured Rep.
Several bottles of key expedition kit are making their way back home to Scotland more than 100 years after being abandoned in Antarctica by Sir Ernest Shackleton.The British explorer's unsuccessful South Pole expedition of 1907 left quite a few bottles of alcohol buried beneath a hut in Antarctica,