Three pharmaceutical giants are unlocking their freezers to see if government-funded scientists can reinvent some of their old drugs.
The Obama administration is increasing spending on Alzheimer's research _ planning to surpass half a billion dollars next year _ as part of a quest to find effective treatments for the brain-destroying disease by 2025.
The Obama administration wants to spend just over half a billion dollars on Alzheimer's research next year, hoping to battle back against what could become the defining disease of the aging baby-boom generation.
The government on Thursday said it would adopt strict new limits on using chimpanzees in medical research, after a prestigious scientific group recommended that experiments with humans' closest relative be done only as a last resort.
Days in the laboratory are numbered for chimpanzees, humans' closest relative.
The government says it will accept strict new limits on using chimpanzees in medical research, after a prestigious scientific group said that experiments with humans' closest relative should be a last resort.
We've got a word for someone who hates Christmas - Grinch. What should we call someone who hates America's Judeo-Christian heritage, even to the point of barring clergy at a ceremony at the site of a major tragedy?
Black scientists are less likely than whites to win research dollars from the National Institutes of Health, says a study released Thursday that is prompting changes at the premier science agency.
Doctors couldn't figure out what was causing 14-year-old Alexis Beery to suddenly gasp for air. Her mother pushed scientists to check DNA _ helping move genome mapping a step closer to its ultimate goal of customized medical care.