An emergency treatment for gunshot wounds that has been in use in the military has been approved for use in the United States, giving police and other emergency first responders another tool to respond to mass shootings that occur with increasing frequency in the United States.
Computer scientists were able to create a computer that is able perform a vision-related task slightly better than humans in an important moment for the development of artificial intelligence.
New research shows that young children and infants are being prescribed psychiatric drugs at an increasing rate despite the fact that there is next to no research on the both the short and long term effects of such drugs on developing brains.
Mexico is the first government in the world to approve a vaccine for Dengue fever.
A new study has found that U.S. teens are only active for roughly 39.4 minutes a day, well below the 60 minutes recommended by U.S. government health agencies.
Scientists at North Carolina State University claim to have found a way to produce a unique form of carbon that is harder than diamonds.
A new study suggests that when parents transfer genetic material to their children, they are also passing along genetic changes that happened to the parent as a result of the parent's life experiences.
The planet has lost roughly 33 percent of the land that is used to grow food in the last 40 years, a new study says.
For the first time in decades, the rate of new diabetes cases in the United States has started to decline.
The discovery of a new dinosaur species shows not only the diversity of life at the time of the dinosaurs, but also that North America was most likely broken in half by a shallow sea millions of years ago, allowing different species to rise and flourish.
Smoking strong marijuana may impact the tissue connecting the left and right sides of the human brain, making it more difficult for them communicate.
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have captured images of a hungry black hole burping out the residue of a star it had just devoured.
Animals like dogs and fruit flies have been known to be able to detect cancer in humans for some time now, but scientists were more than surprised when they found that even pigeons can be trained to find the disease, although with just a bit of technological and human help as well.
Nearly half of all the tree species in the Amazon Rainforest may go extinct as a result of deforestation.
Newly acquired images from NASA's Cassini aircraft have shown that winter on Saturn's moon of Titan is defined by staggeringly large winter storms.