The cure for leukemia might be found in fish oil

One of the most difficult forms of cancer to cure is a type of leukemia known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. While current treatments can keep it at bay, the cancer's drug-resistant stem cells mean a relapse is potentially always imminent. » 12/22/11 5:00pm 12/22/11 5:00pm

The secret to fighting Alzheimer's Disease is...red food coloring?

For centuries, we've used a dye derived from lichens to provide the red coloring for food and fabrics. This dye contains a compound called orcein, and we've just discovered its most remarkable property: it can fight Alzheimer's disease. » 12/05/11 11:21am 12/05/11 11:21am

New discovery might explain the origins of water and/or bleach the…

Near the star Rho Ophiuchi, there are thick cosmic dust clouds from which new suns are born. While the vast majority of particles in the clouds are hydrogen, a newly discovered molecule could explain where water came from. » 7/10/11 2:00pm 7/10/11 2:00pm