Dentists could soon hang up their drills. A new peptide, embedded in a soft gel or a thin, flexible film and placed next to a cavity, encourages cells inside teeth […]
Investigators are reporting early promising results with a program that trains lay volunteers to help people with diabetes achieve better control of their blood sugar.
Palestinian women are speeding into the record books by competing on an all-female car racing team — the Speed Sisters. Along the way, they’re crashing through another gender barrier in […]
The sight of a baby girl suckling on the breast of her dead mother changed the course of Abebech Gobena’s life forever. The year was 1980 and Ethiopia lay in […]
Former sports star Brian Taylor has taken a message of hard work that he learned on the basketball court to the inner city classroom. In this week’s installment of Making […]
A taste of cow’s milk during the first two weeks of life may protect a child from later developing an allergy to the milk’s protein, a new study suggests.
Sixteen-year-old Californian sailor Abby Sunderland was reunited with her brother Saturday and defended her family against criticism that she had been too young to try to sail around the world […]
Smithsonian National Zoological Park is celebrating yesterday’s birth of a red panda cub, the first born at the Washington, D.C., zoo in 15 years.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is sponsoring a number of events across the state this month so people can get tested for the virus that causes AIDS. Sunday is […]
In a draft plan released Friday, the White House laid out an argument for a yet-undeveloped, voluntary identification system and set up a website to gather input from experts and […]