Reference The human heart is an organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system.
Lobotomy is a neurosurgical operation that involves severing connections in the brain's prefrontal lobe.
Climate change, nuclear arms control, the pandemic and more will be determined by whoever wins the White House and Congress.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition that involves chronic inflammation in all or part of the digestive tract.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses powerful magnets to realign a body's atoms, which creates a magnetic field that a scanner uses to create a detailed image of the body.
Ice bucket challenges aside, treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive and fatal neurological disease, is limited. However, promising research is ongoing.
Poison ivy is a toxic plant that causes an itchy and sometimes painful rash in most people when they touch it.
Imagine a spider as big as a child's forearm that weighs as much as a puppy. That's how huge the South American Goliath birdeater — arguably the world's largest spider — can be.
Black bears and grizzly families are shown using highway underpasses and overpasses to get across the road.
In our solar system, the objects with rainfall, rivers and oceans can be counted on two fingers: Earth, and Saturn's moon Titan. Both also share a thick atmosphere, rocky ground and plate tectonics.
From assembly-line work to self-driving cars, computers are taking over many tasks once performed by humans. Artistic jobs, however, have been relatively safe — until now.
From robots that scuttle like spiders to ones that dive underwater, a menagerie of amazing machines were on display this weekend at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
A robotics team from South Korea took home the $2 million first-place prize in a competition this weekend to design robots that could aid humans in a natural or manmade disaster.
This week, students and engineers from around the world will descend on Southern California for two days of good old-fashioned robot mayhem.
This weekend, some of the world's most sophisticated robots will go head-to-head in a competition that tests their ability to assist humans in a natural or man-made disaster.
Sailing and science enthusiasts took to the schooner Mystic Whaler over the weekend to learn what tall ship sailing, life in space and studying Antarctica have in common.