An estimated one in every five sun-like stars is orbited by a potentially habitable, Earth-size planet. This is great news as it means the universe has plentiful real estate that could be hospitable to life as we know it, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.
There's a rare hybrid solar eclipse happening this Sunday where the moon and sun will be perfectly aligned, giving the moon a beautiful ring of orange around it for that period of time. Thanks to the internet, you will be able to see it, regardless of where you are in the world.
Researchers report global warming has not left the Pacific Ocean unaffected, in fact, the middle depths of a part of the world's largest ocean has warmed 15 times faster in the past 60 years, compared to the previous 1,000 years.
Researchers said Internet chatrooms and other online resources may be both good and bad influences for teenagers when it comes to self-harm and suicidal thoughts among depressed young people.
Scientists are close to explaining one of the top of human's fear - ophidiophobia - that is, fear of snakes. This has been made possible thanks to the study performed on monkeys. That's because fear of snakes is one of the many things we have in common with our primate cousins.
Paleontologists stumbled upon a discovery which proves that birds lived alongside dinosaurs, about 100 million years in the past. In a slab of rock recovered from the cliffs of Dinosaur Cove, a fossil-rich area on the coast of southern Victoria near Melbourne in Australia, scientists found what is now considered the oldest bird footprints - dating back from Early Cretaceous period.
If a baby doesn't do much, besides coo and be cute, then how often does he need to get a bath? One mom blogged about her decision to only wash her baby boy once a week or every other week.
There's a new hangover cure on the scene and it's not as sloppy as a greasy breakfast meal or as bitter as tomato juice. Researchers have found that the carbonated lemon-lime drink Sprite can have soothing effects on a hangover.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is slated to have surgery Tuesday morning to remove blood between her brain and skull that has been causing new, according to AFP.
After introducing 100% pure beef patties at the Fairfax County public school system, students have complained that the burgers did not taste or look right, and now the school system is bringing back the additive-filled burgers.
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez will be taking a month's break after doctors said they found blood in her brain following a head injury, according to the Associated Press.
Ever wondered what's actually in a nugget, or ever been afraid to find out? Researchers have done an "autopsy" on nuggets from various popular fast food chains in the States and the results are not appetizing.
A team of 16 biologists from around the world discovered 60 new species including six frogs and 11 fish in Brazil and cataloged 1,378 plants, ants, fish, insects, birds, mammals and amphibians.
A new mom from Connecticut is behind the Capitol Hill chase near the White House on Thursday which left her dead after a police shot and killed her.
Ever thought your poop might be useful? Well, now it can be. Researchers have discovered a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure gut infections.