Dispatches from the cutting edge of science and technology

Researchers say that the epigenetic clock could shed light on how people age and how prone they are to certain diseases.

The nanotubes are absorbed by cancer cells, then targeted with a laser that heats them up to kill the cell without damaging surrounding tissue.

Six hours after getting ill, a sick bat had associated on average with four fewer friends than its healthy counterpart.

The lunar water could prove to be a vital resource for future crewed missions, NASA says.

Much like humans, chimps' friendships change over the course of their lifetime.

Scientists have found a significant association between the consumption of flavanol-rich foods, like apples, cocoa and nuts, and lower blood pressure.

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