Over one in 10 babies were born prematurely in the U.S. in 2010.
New evidence in the ice mummy murder mystery reveals the 5,300-year-old ice man died shortly after he was shot with an arrow from behind.
Screening newborns for congenital heart disease with a pulse oximetry device could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Students from Arizona State University are using dog feces to help power the local dog park
Garlic is more effective than antibiotics at killing and preventing food poisoning, according to a new study.
Tasers can cause cardiac arrest and even death, according to a new study.
More and more babies are born with signs of withdrawals from painkiller addiction, according to a new study.
A new test for breast cancer may be able to spot the disease up to a decade before it develops, according to a new study.
Air pollution may be declining, but over 40 percent of the U.S. population lives in areas where pollution makes breathing dangerous, according to a report by the American Lung Association
Researchers discovered a new type of bee in New York City that feeds on sweat and uses humans as a salt-lick.
The U.S. coast is being invaded by cannibal shrimp, according to by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Type 2 diabetes is harder to treat in teens than in adults, according to a new study.
Ocean garbage may be over twice as high as previous estimates, according to a recent study.
The European Space Agency and NASA are undertaking a joint venture to launch a spacecraft that will get closer to the sun than any craft ever has before.
Many U.S. workers are sleep deprived, which could not only impact their job performance, but could be deadly as well, according to the CDC.
Mars is full of glass dunes that bode well for the existence of water and even microbial life on the red plant, according to a recent study.
Early land-creatures may have had a natural antacid that allowed them to stay out of water longer, according to a new study.
Blueberries and strawberries may slow memory loss in women, according to a new study. The findings add to the list of potential health effects from these superfoods.
Many Americans misuse or abuse prescription drugs, according to research by Quest Diagnostics.
The side effects of antidepressants far outweigh their minimal benefits, according to a new study.
Partial paraplegics can control a robot using thought, according to a demonstration at Switzerland's Federal Institute of Technology on Tuesday.
Doctors administer blood transfusions far too often, causing unnecessary cost and unnecessary risk, according to a new study.
Researchers spotted an white killer whale on Sunday, the first time an all-white adult killer whale has been seen.
Issac Arzate, a 12-year-old boy from Oregon who suffered a heart attack while playing basketball in January, collapsed and died on Friday while playing baseball at his school. Could routine EKG's prevent sudden death in young athletes?
Many people who experience migraines could benefit from daily preventative medication, according to new guidelines issued by the American Headache Society.
Children who are victims of bullying or physical abuse may age faster than other children, according to a new study.
Mining asteroids for natural resources could make space travel cheaper, Planetary Resources Inc., a startup company backed by several billionaires, said on Tuesday.
Bedbug infestations are on the rise, especially in offices and schools. Here's how to prevent them and kill the little pests.
A lake on Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons, bears striking resemblance to a lake on Earth, NASA and the European Space Agency said on in a joint study.
Eating meat caused women to be able to give birth more often, which helped population grow and helped humans spread out across the globe, according to a new study.