The lonelier a person feels, the more miserable they feel when they have a cold.
After a long week, if there's not much on TV, you may spend some time on Facebook. Could this decision hurt your health?
Someday, a mother-to-be may be able to put on a virtual reality headset and get a clear, 360-degree look at her own fetus in the womb.
A trove of water locked up in the mineral brucite may be hiding out more than 250 miles beneath Earth's surface, geoscientists have found.
A drink called "alcosynth" is being touted as a hangover-free version of synthetic alcohol. But what's in it, and is it really safe to drink?
Researchers are beginning to shed light on the ingredients of boredom, and some studies may even hint at ways to fight it.
Boredom is an unpleasant feeling, and not everyone knows how to fight it. Here's a look at the science of boredom.
More people in the U.S. are using marijuana than in years past, and one reason may be that people think the drug as less harmful than people did in the past.
In a new study, researchers tried to make sense of how a person's genes are linked to his or her appearance.
It might seem counterintuitive, but men are more likely to marry if they live in areas where there are fewer women, a new study shows.
A growing body of research now suggests that there is a fourth phase immediately preceding death that scientists have dubbed the "death spiral."
Earlier this month, skydiver Sean MacCormac strapped a board to his feet and "surfed" down the edge of a storm cloud over central Florida.
A DNA sequencer that was just delivered to the International Space Station can test not just known Earthly organisms. It could possibly analyze samples taken from alien life, NASA said.
These medical conditions are real: from the Capgras delusion (where everyone seems like an impostor) to Alien Hand syndrome (just like Dr. Strangelove).