The taller you are, the greater your risk of cancer may be, a new study finds.
The harmful effects of air pollution affect far more than a person's respiratory system; previous research has found that it can also hurt babies in the womb.
When it comes to so-called good cholesterol, a new study suggests there could be truth to the phrase "too much of a good thing."
Up to 70 percent of women with a certain type of breast cancer may not need chemotherapy, a new study finds.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is spreading, but this time around, there's a vaccine.
Black holes may spit out energy in the form of radio waves in direct proportion to the amount of mass the black holes consume, new data suggests.
To lose weight, freeze your nerves? That's the idea behind a new approach that may hold promise for weight loss.
The death of iconic physicist Stephen Hawking Wednesday (March 14) has spawned an outpouring of respect and emotions from scientists the world over.
The cosmic smashup between the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies is likely to end in a tie, at least if new measurements of Andromeda are any indication.
The little, swiveling robots will look at a new portion of the sky for the invisible force called dark energy that may be causing the accelerating expansion of the universe.
Successful weight loss could be hampered by chemical compounds lurking in everyday products in your house, a new study finds.
An interstellar object called 'Oumuamua has confounded astronomers ever since it passed through our solar system in October of last year.
SpaceX is expected to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket into low-Earth orbit, but what are the chances that something could go wrong?
Researchers have developed a new blood test that can detect eight common types of cancer, including the notoriously elusive liver and pancreatic cancers.
A new 3D-printing technique can create tissues as soft as a human's squishy brain or spongy lungs — something that has not been possible before.
Drinking alcohol can cause damage to DNA that can lead to an increase in cancer risk, according to a new study done in animals.