The Food and Drug Administration declined to change the levels it will accept of an illegal fungicide commonly used in the Brazilian orange juice industry, the agency said on Thursday.
The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion reigns as the hottest pepper on the planet, according to research from New Mexico State University's Chile Pepper Institute.
Carnosine has become the latest craze in supplements - long used by bodybuilders seeking to increase strength and size, the nutraceutical also is used by people looking to stave off dementia and...
Counterfeit versions of the cancer drug Avastin are being distributed in the United States, government regulators warned Wednesday.
A new cold strain found in four children in Bangladesh could pose a serious threat to public health, according to research released Wednesday.
Labs whose experiments on dangerous pathogens are funded by the U.S. government must follow specific rules to keep the microbes from escaping, but those rules are not enforceable for researchers...
Astronomers announced Wednesday that a controversial midsized black hole matures by shredding apart a surrounding galaxy, a first glimpse into how the medium-sized black hole forms.
Coral reef scientists got more than they bargained for during a fish survey off the Great Keppel Island off the east coast of Australia: A shark eating another shark.
U.K. engineers designed the world's smallest valentine just in time for your loved one - an arrangement of gold and palladium atoms that is too small to be seen by a typical microscope.
Aspirin and other common over-the-top medications can prevent certain cancers from spreading and new research suggests how.
Just one day after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit northern California, two other earthquakes hit nearby early Valentine's Day: a 5.1-magnitude quake in northwest Mexico and a 3-magnitude earthquake...
British scientists said on Friday that a Rapunzel Number may have helped them to crack a problem that has perplexed humanity since Leonardo da Vinci pondered it 500 years ago.
Songstress Whitney Houston died Saturday from a combination of prescription anti-depression pills and alcohol, according to several reports.
Astronomers are closer to uncovering a blueprint of the cosmos after finding islands of cold gas and mysterious microwaves and for the first time map out carbon dioxide through the universe.
Two cooling towers at a nuclear plant have morning tea to the sounds of a libretto, only to be blown to the ground in a viral video that is part of a green energy campaign.
A purple squirrel - yes purple - is turning out to be an animal mystery after a couple in Pennsylvania found the unusual critter in their backyard.
Put down your diet soda and listen up. The bubbly zero calorie drink may increase your risk of heart disease, according to new research.
What was supposed to be a feel-good story landed one broadcaster in the hospital after a rescued dog bit her in the face.
The top Republican in the Congress on Wednesday denounced President Barack Obama's new rule on contraceptives as an assault on religious freedom and vowed to overturn it, as the White House sought...
Reproductive rights advocates on Wednesday asked a federal judge in Brooklyn to make the morning-after pill immediately available to girls of all ages without a prescription.