The vaccine, which has been tested on rodents and monkeys, works by triggering antibodies that neutralize heroin's effect on the brain.
Researchers in Switzerland have developed a method for splitting carbon dioxide using solar energy, which could help provide a way to turn the greenhouse gas into fuel.
The omentum is a large sheet of fat that stretches across the gut, and researchers believe it may play an important role in the immune response to certain tumors.
University of Pittsburgh researchers are developing a method for detecting dormant HIV in asymptomatic patients — an important step in identifying a cure for the virus.
The built environment, whether concrete structures or paved roads, absorbs heat, increasing the impact of global warming — but alternative materials could be a relatively cheap way to reduce temperature rise.
Scientists in Switzerland have engineered a virus that could amplify the body's immune reaction to cancerous cells.
Researchers surveying 30 years of studies on attraction found that olfactory and acoustic factors played a major role in attractiveness.
In 13 counties across the United States, children born in 2014 are expected to live shorter lives than their parents.
Researchers worry that current methods for tracking extinction could be missing important data about the relative health and distribution of species.
After 14 head transplants on rats, a pair of surgeons say they will attempt a human head transplant in the next 10 months in China.