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When it comes to underage sex trafficking, pimps may not be...

Media portrayals of underage sex trafficking include pimps luring girls into prostitution and then controlling, exploiting, and brutalizing them as if they were slaves,...

Vibration may help heal chronic wounds

Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration, report researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The finding, in mice, may hold...
Bats

Research, Public Can Help Bats Survive White-Nose Syndrome

Take a moment to look at the night sky and watch the swift flight of bats on their daily mission as they dart through...

New guidelines for skin abscesses caused by MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant infection is most common cause of skin infections in US It has been more than 10 years since the clinical battle began with community-acquired...

Mapping the New York fashion scene, minute by minute

A new study uses social media to show how New York’s fashion industry still centers on just a few blocks of Manhattan. A new study...

Swiss cheese crystal, or high-tech sponge?

The sponges of the future will do more than clean house. Picture this, for example: Doctors use a tiny sponge to soak up a drug...

Living brain cells made from patients’ biobanked brain tissue

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute, working in collaboration with scientists from Columbia University Medical Center, for the first time...

Toys, books, cribs can harbor bacteria for long periods

Numerous scientific studies have concluded that two common bacteria that cause colds, ear infections, strep throat and more serious infections cannot live for long...

Oh, Lovely: Cockroach Never Seen Before in U.S. Is Identified in...

With winter’s arrival comes the kind of news that may give New Yorkers the creeps. A species of cockroach never found in the United...

‘Spooky action’ builds a wormhole between ‘entangled’ quantum particles

Quantum entanglement, a perplexing phenomenon of quantum mechanics that Albert Einstein once referred to as "spooky action at a distance," could be even spookier...

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