In what may be a first for a long-extinct non-human animal -- and certainly for an extinct creature of such stature -- scientists have assembled the complete genome of the woolly mammoth, gaining insight into why the last surviving population of the great beasts, marooned on an Arctic island off...
When divers salvaged 168 bottles of champagne from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea in 2010, taking a sip when they emerged from the surface, they knew immediately that they were probably tasting wine that was more than 100 years old.
New breast cancer cases in the U.S. are forecast to rise by as much as 50% by 2030, government researchers reported Monday.
TK Murphy and Patric Paul of Studio City weren't taking any chances.
The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says.
People compete for resources, mates and survival -- so why did we evolve the willingness to help each other out unconditionally?
Yvette d'Entremont knows a thing or two about attention-grabbing stunts in the name of science. Like that time she downed 50 homeopathic sleeping pills for a YouTube video (no stomach pumps needed).
Electronic health records were supposed to make life better for patients and doctors -- getting rid of bulky and messy paper files, streamlining delivery of care and organizing medical information so that scientists can use it to make discoveries.