A look at the pets and animals left behind the Fukushima disaster that hit Japan March 11, 2011.
The solar flare of 2012 did little damage to electronics or electrical infrastructure worldwide, but the solar flare gave stargazers amazing images of the Sun.
Prescription drugs to treat some of the most common chronic diseases, such as high cholesterol and diabetes, may become available over the counter under a plan being considered by U.S. regulators.
Angry Birds Space, a video game based on the popular Angry Birds franchise, is the latest tool NASA is using to teach people about space all while flining birds to crush green pigs.
Firefighters need to lug heavy equipment, brave scorching fires and rescue trapped people, but one group of firefighters in Indiana and Michigan faced an unusual complication from a barn fire in June - an outbreak of intestinal parasites.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 made headlines and set panic worldwide this week after NASA astronomers announced the 15-story-wide asteroid is expected to nearly skim the Earth on Feb 15.
The Earth's magnetic field protects against solar winds that would otherwise wipe away the atmosphere from our planet, researchers announced Thursday.
A century after the Titanic disaster, scientists have found an unexpected culprit for the sinking: the moon.
Antimatter - long a staple of science fiction - has been measured for the first time, a team of physicists announced Wednesday.
Apps aren't just for consumers interested in losing weight, monitoring their blood sugar or maintaining an exercise regime, but by the end of 2012, half of U.S. doctors are expected to use apps for...
Fifty years after top doctors issued their first stark warning about the dangers of cigarettes, more than 20 percent of Britons still smoke -- and unless they quit, half of them will die from the...
Cholesterol drug options won't include an updated combination drug from Merck & Co. after federal regulators rejected a proposed drug that included a generic version of Lipitor.
High-tech fabrics currently in development include exotic materials that self-clean, derive from milk proteins and come from 3-D prints that do away with a needle and thread altogether.
U.S. regulators said soft drinks from PepsiCo Inc and Coca-Cola Co posed no health risk, contrary to a U.S. watchdog group that reported several popular brands contain high levels of a chemical linked to cancer in animals.
Wild lettuce extract, also known as lettuce opium became popularized Friday after Dr. Oz recommended the extract to help people sleep.
Patients who have robot-assisted surgeries on their kidneys or prostate have shorter hospital stays and a lower risk of having a blood transfusion or dying -- but the bill is significantly higher,...
Your Facebook page is a better indicator than your IQ as to the type of worker you'll be, according to new research.
Outdoor ice hockey - long a staple of growing up in Canada - is shrinking in season length thanks to global warming, researchers said Monday.
An estimated 910,000 lives were saved worldwide over six years thanks to better collaboration between health services to protect people with the AIDS virus from tuberculosis, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.
Even as a national debate rages over contraception insurance, tens of thousands of low-income women and teenagers across the United States have lost access to subsidized birth control as states...