As the advance in science and technology help enlighten us about our past, some are using it to answer questions about our future.
The universe is clearly still a great mystery to humankind and now a new variable star located 7,000 light years from Earth has been discovered, further unraveling the great mystery of the unknown.
Stargazers may get a glimpse of the very rare meteor shower, called the Gamma Delphinids, which is set to take place at 4:30 a.m. EDT today. Spectators in North and South America, including Hawaii, will be in a good position to see the outburst.
More cardiologists are switching to wrist-based angioplasty, a medical procedure that uses blood vessels in the forearm to remove blockages in heart arteries, according to study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Soy sauce overdose is not something that you hear often, however that is exactly what happened to a 19-year-old teenager in 2011 after he swallowed a whole quart of the salty condiment, resulting in an overdose which lasted 5 hours.
The fossil remains of the 55 million-years-old monkey-like creature, the oldest primate yet found has been discovered in central China, reported the BBC.
The Susan G. Komen foundation canceled its signature 3-Day walk in Washington and six other cities next year, citing weak participation numbers, The Tampa Bay Times reports.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing the popular diabetes drug Avandia which was banned in 2010 after researchers found that thousands of people had heart problems after taking it.
Health care costs are falling which is having a positive effect on the outlook for Medicare, extending the life of the trust fund that supports the program until 2026, which is two years later than previously estimate, a government report released Friday said.
Egyptians first introduced the world to writing, geometry among other discoveries, and now a new study found that 5,000-year-old iron beaded jewelry was made from space rock from fragments that fell from the sky.
New research showed there are no added health advantages to taking a double dose Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) when dealing with the flu, even though several doctors prescribe a double dose for patients who have more severe cases.
Are we ready to send astronauts to Mars? NASA says no after new research showed it would pose serious health risks to astronauts as they would be exposed to radiation levels that exceed current U.S. exposure limits during a roundtrip to space.
Are you concerned of falling ill, going into labor or having a heart attack while in an airplane with no doctor in sight? A new study found that there was a doctor on board the flight in half of all medical emergencies.
Unresolved grief can jeopardize our mental and physical health, and leave us feeling angry and guilt-ridden, a new study said Monday.
Following the announcement last year of a highly touted cancer drug which successfully cured Alzheimer's in mice, four separate teams of scientists have now said they were unable to replicate the drug.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.