Can You 'Speed Up' Your Metabolism?
Metabolism refers to the calories the body uses at rest.
The death of iconic physicist Stephen Hawking Wednesday (March 14) has spawned an outpouring of respect and emotions from scientists the world over.
For women who think that men just don't seem to understand, well, you're right.
About 4 percent of the people on Earth experience a mysterious phenomenon called synesthesia.
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.
A tweet from Elon Musk may have been a little fuzzy on the rocket's whereabouts.
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.
Being creative is all about making connections — in your brain, that is.
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.
A biohybrid sperm microrobot might one day deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumors in the female reproductive tract, according to a new paper from Germany.
While it looks like an asteroid, the first interstellar object spotted passing through the solar system, called 'Oumuamua, may be more like a comet in disguise.
3D printing isn't new to 2017, but this year, researchers pushed the boundaries of the seemingly sci-fi technique.
A rare condition renders people unable to picture mental images.
The light-sensitive layer found at the back of a person's eyes contains more than just cells that detect shadows and light — it also contains information about the health of a person's entire body.
After a stressful day, you may hope to find some solace in sleep. But a new study from the United Kingdom suggests that stressful experiences from your day can make their way into your dreams.
Did the universe begin with the Big Bang, or has it been expanding and contracting infinitely? A new study uses black hole physics to argue for the latter.