Researchers synthesize chromosome arms to facilitate genetic studies in yeast.
Japanese probiotic pioneer Yakult is now selling more than 118,000 bottles of its signature probiotic drink a day in the US (based on average sales Jan-June 2011) compared with 110,000 in mid-2010 and 90,000 in 2009.
U.S. policymakers tout the death of radical Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki as a victory for counterterrorism operations, but the episode highlights controversial aspects of the expanding targeted killing policy.
Sometimes, the bad guys win.
Although Iron Man is science fiction, humans can come surprisingly close to becoming such a superhero, a new book explains.
Our brains evolved through creatures that swam, crawled and walked the Earth long before we did.
The return of President Ali Abdullah Saleh has sharpened the fight between his supporters and rivals – and raised concerns that the citizens who started the peaceful uprising will be the losers.
(AP) -- It isn't a pretty picture at Yahoo Inc. right now, but that's not stopping the beleaguered Internet company from touching up its popular photo-sharing service, Flickr.