Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. Here's why.
May the Fourth is upon us and fans don't have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to score Jedi-worthy deals. May the force be with you!
New research shows that families in Japan and the U.S. struggle in very similar ways with how technology is affecting their lives, their relationships and each other.
Here's a look back at Chuck Berry's musical life and how a friend may have helped him write his music.
The well-preserved mummy is believed to be the body of a man named Amenrenef, a servant to a royal household.
One researcher is working on "computing at the speed of thought" in which humans and computers fully interact.
People who have depression for a long time may be at increased risk for stroke, a new study suggests.
We can start watching urban ecosystems for problem insects and using that information to stand forewarned about future ecological changes in natural areas.
“Earth science” is a broad term that encompasses four main branches of study — geology, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy — each of which is further broken down into more specialized fields.
During this week's House Science and Technology Committee hearing U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican, put the question of UFOs to a special panel of SETI scientists.
A new Gallup-Healthways survey ranks nearly 200 U.S. metro areas by their level of well-being in 2012 and 2013.
A new Gallup-Healthways poll ranks states by the percentage of people who say they exercise three times a week for at least 30 minutes.
Underage college students who use fake IDs to get drinks end up drinking more frequently, which may put them at higher risk for alcohol-use disorders, researchers say.
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