In a bizarre new trend in certain circles, people are snorting chocolate powder through their noses with the aid of a machine. But some experts say the practice may be dangerous.
Animals tend to evolve toward a larger body size over time, and marine animals are no exception, a study suggests.
Despite their tuxedo style, when it comes to enjoying food, penguins have poor taste, a new study finds.
In addition to good looks, charm and intelligence, there's a more surprising reason two people may choose to spend Valentine's Day together: having similar microbes.
From the idealistic prose of Cervantes' "Don Quixote" to the crisis-ridden pages of daily newspapers, most human language tends to take a happy view on life, a new study suggests.
Many people get cravings for a cigarette or a glass of wine. But what about a potent desire to get tattoos or eat human ashes?
Some people may be wondering whether it's too late to get vaccinated against the measles now. Here's what experts say.
We ask experts to explain why the measles outbreak is happening now and how the vaccine can protect against the virus' spread.
What if you could check into a hotel, have your luggage carried to your room and order a coffee — all with help from a team of robots?
The U.S. military may not be known for its haute cuisine, but it's developing a new robot that can learn how to cook from watching YouTube videos.
Wedged inside rocks in the deep sea off the coast of Western Australia lurks an organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, scientists say.
Samsung recently released its new virtual-reality headset, the Gear VR (powered by Oculus Rift), but the product comes with a foreboding list of possible health-related side effects.
Football fans, take note: The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with other major sporting events, may depend on whether the players are night owls or early birds, a new study suggests.
Brain injuries in football players have gained a lot of attention, but diagnosing these injuries isn't easy. Now new eye-tracking technology could help, researchers say.
Scientists have figured out a way to do something that seems impossible: unboil an egg. But strange as it may sound, the feat doesn't defy basic laws of science.
Battery-powered electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have both seen advances in their development, and one or both of these technologies may represent the future of "green" automobiles.
What's the best way to keep an insect from exploding in a powerful vacuum? Wrap it in a tiny spacesuit, of course.