A New York food service company says it has fired four employees after an incident at occurred at a Massachusetts school where 25 students were denied lunches this week because their prepaid accounts ran low.
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the farthest supernova of the type used to measure cosmic distances.
Ice cores taken from a remote South American glacier in the Peruvian Andes are revealing a year-by-year tropical climate history over nearly 2,000 years, according to a study released Thursday.
In response to the recent H7N9 bird flu scare in China which has already killed four, Shanghai started culling chickens from the area's poultry dealers on Friday, Shanghai Daily reports.
Bald men are at greater risk of having heart problems than those who retain a full head of hair, according to researchers in Japan, but only those with hair loss on top of their heads, and not at the front, are affected.
Shark-tooth weapons once used for warfare in the Central Pacific suggest that two extinct shark species used to populate the area, a new study says.
Dementia costs, from medicines to nursing homes, cost the U.S. $157 billion to $215 billion a year, more than heart disease or cancer, a RAND study released late Wednesday says.
An experiment at the International Space Station announced found evidence of "new physical phenomena" that could represent dark matter, the mysterious stuff that serves as the gravitational foundation for galaxies, an international team of researchers announced in Switzerland on Wednesday.
Astrophysicists have long scratched their head when it came to figuring out how galaxies like ours get and maintain their characteristic arms, and now a new study has answered this age old questions.
There have been four new cases in China where people were infected with the lesser-known H7N9 bird flu that has already killed two, bringing the total of known cases to seven.
A new study raises the possibility that eye drops prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, one of the most common forms of blindness.
Almost 20 percent of all babies born to teenagers ages 15-19 in the U.S. are baby No. 2 or 3, federal researchers reported on Tuesday.
A new study released Monday shows that elderly Canadian patients discuss advance care planning (ACP) with their physicians, but often times those end-of-life plans are not added to the patients' medical records.
The algae bloom in Lake Erie in 2011, triggered by agricultural practices and warm temperatures, could become a regular occurrence, U.S. scientists warn.
Johnston Health and UNC Health Care are in partnership talks in which UNC, a state-owned health system, would own part of the Johnston County system.