A brain implant allowed a temporarily paralyzed monkey to move its arm, giving hope that people with spinal cord injuries may one day move again.
Sex robots will take the place of prostitutes in 2050, according to a new paper. If you can't wait, here are four that are available for you to buy today.
New guidelines issued by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes recommend a patient-centered approach towards diabetes treatment.
Two Mexican fishermen in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez caught a great white shark measuring nearly 20 feet and weighing almost 2,000. At 20 feet long, this would be considered one of the largest fish ever captured.
A strong solar storm could cause devastating consequences for the planet, researchers said. Earth needs to better prepare for an event that could knock out power and GPS satellites, possibly for months.
Researchers figured out how the brain can focus on one speaker in a crowded room, a finding that could lead not only to better hearing aids and cochlear implants, but to better smartphones as well.
Researchers restored sight to night blind mice by transplanting immature light-detecting cells, giving hope that the treatment may one day help restore sight in humans.
Laying eggs put dinosaurs at a distinct advantage compared to mammals and contributed to their extinction 65 million years ago, according to a new study.
Researchers developed a blood test that may make screening for depression as easy as testing for diabetes.
Deformed fish and eyeless shrimp being caught in the gulf is a result of the BP oil spill, a researcher said
A new vaccine aimed at treating an aggressive form of brain cancer extended the expected survival rat by almost 50 percent.
Children exposed to a common pollutant in the womb are more likely to be obese by age 7, according to a new study
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2010, ending a two-year decline. The EPA attributed the increase to an upturn in the economy.
Using sound waves to destroy tumors may be an effective way to eliminate prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Researchers identified a genetic link for osteoporosis, and hope the finding can lead to better treatment of the disease.
The number of children who die from accidental injuries is on the decline, even though suffocation and poisoning deaths are on the rise.
A new crash diet has women putting feeding tubes into their nose in order to lose weight quickly.
An engineering contest asking students to use simple materials to create a novel product may have led to a new fix for the scourge of drivers everywhere -- potholes.
Chin implants, also known as chinplants, were the fasting growing surgery of 2011.
Researchers created stem cells that can seek out and destroy HIV in mice, giving hope that an effective cure is on the horizon.
Researchers discovered antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a 4-million-year-old gave, bringing into question how these potentially deadly bacteria are created.
A Mars rover found life on the red planet in 1976, according to a new study
A controversial bill that permits the teaching of creationism alongside evolution was allowed to pass on Wednesday in Tennessee.
Birth control pills that contain drospirenone, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, must contain a warning to consumers stating that they may cause blood clots, the FDA mandated
The marked increase in earthquakes in the central U.S. is almost certainly being caused by fracking, according to a new study.
More than a fifth of children age 11-13 hear voices in their head, according to a new study.
Iron-eating bacteria is slowing disintegrating the the Titanic, scientists said. The wreck could be completely gone in 30 years.
DARPA, a division of the U.S. Department of Defense, is offering a $2 million prize to anyone who can develop a humanoid robot that can complete a set of disaster challenges.
The Hangover Heaven bus promises to cure your hangover in 45 minutes - - but what causes hangovers in the first place?
A Pint Of Beer Gets The Creative Juices Flowing, Study Finds: ‘Sometimes It’s Good To Be Distracted’
Men who had a couple of drinks performed better on a series of brain teasers, suggesting to researchers that a few drinks gets the creative juices flowing.