Spider silk is a better conductor of heat than most metals, according to a new study
Contrary to popular belief, electronic medical records may increase healthcare costs, according to a new study.
A robotic cheetah created by DARPA ran 18 mph (21 km/h), breaking the old record for speed by a legged robot by 5 mph.
Climate change could cause up to 900 species of birds to go extinct, according to a new study.
Thicker sea ice is melting faster than thinner ice, a finding that brings new worry over the future of the Arctic.
Many counties have stopped adding fluoride to their water supply, citing health risks the CDC says simply aren't there.
Children with sleep apnea and snoring are 40 to 100 percent more likely to have behavioral problems, according to a new study.
A stolen NASA laptop contained security codes to the International Space Station. It was one of 48 laptops stolen between April 2009 and April 2011.
Ocean acidification is worst it has been in 300 million years and could cause the extinction of coral reefs and other species, according to a new study.
Raw meat and poultry must carry nutrition labels, according to a new USDA rule.
Teens with chronic fatigue syndrome responded significantly better to online therapy than they did to in-person therapy, according to a new study.
Giant fleas feasted on dinosaur blood in the Jurassic era, according to a new study
The FDA approved the first flu vaccine to protect against four strains of the virus.
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reversed memory loss in the brains of mice, giving hope for a future treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
A new theory is gaining steam that calls into question the conventional hypothesis that humans came to America via a land bridge connecting Alaska and Siberia.
Fast-food menu boards often do not provide enough information for customers to make healthy choices, according to a new study.
Tyrannosaurus rex may have been able to bite down with four times more force than previous estimates - making the king of dinosaurs even deadlier.
Added sugars make up too much of children and teen diets and are contributing to the growing obesity problem.
The Jesus Discovery announced on Tuesday has drawn ire from some archaeologists
Ötzi, the 5,300-year-old mummy found preserved under ice in 1991 may have suffered from the earliest known case of Lyme disease.
Taking sleeping pills could put you at an increased risk of premature death or cancer, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered a new strain of the flu virus in bats.
A large asteroid is threatening Earth and may force scientists to create a plan to deflect the object before it hits in 2040
Seven lots of birth control pills were recalled by Glenmark Generics after a packaging error that could leave the pills ineffective was discovered.
Boys should receive the HPV vaccine as well as girls, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended on Monday
NASA's Mars program is in danger of coming to an end due to proposed budget cuts.
A Japanese company unveiled plans on Wednesday to build a space elevator it hopes to complete by 2050.
The outbreak of E. coli throughout the country has been linked to clover sprouts sold by Jimmy Johns - the second sprout related outbreak to come from the chain in the past two years
Exposure to BPA could increase your risk of heart disease, according to a new study.
The Milky Way could be full of billions of nomad planets, according to a new study.