Humans may be smarter than our primate cousins, but research has shown their immune systems may trump ours, in some ways.
Contrary to decades of doctors' advice, a new study has found that a weight lifting may not put women at risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery.
Modern science has sparked a debate about how to view it and whether a person's libido can be increased by a drug.
At 50 stories high and with a span of more than a mile, one of the world's largest feats of modern engineering is not a skyscraper.
The next 100 days will bring more efforts to save turtle hatchlings and measure the Gulf's dead zones, scientists say. And surely, hurricanes will strike.
A new study shows lighting up a cigarette changes a person’s gene activity across the body. The findings may be a clue to why smoking affects overall health.
Burning a billion times brighter than our sun, the phenomena called supernovas have unlocked mysteries about black holes, the origin of metals such as gold and the expansion of the universe.