In an early trial, a vaccine for type 1 diabetes showed promise in helping preserve the body's natural production of insulin for a subset of diabetes patients.
Men with low testosterone levels may be more likely to have severe COVID-19, a small new study suggests.
This is the first time that a flower has been found to mimic the scent of dead insects, according to a new study.
Researchers developed a "pan-coronavirus" vaccine, designed to protect against many different strains of coronaviruses known to infect humans and bats.
Tardigrades, those adorable, chubby water bears, are notoriously hardy — and they can even survive being shot out of a gun, up to a point.
Some of the world's earliest cave art is degenerating at an "alarming rate" due to climate change, according to a new study.
Paleontologists discovered fossils of a plant-eating dinosaur that belonged to a previously unknown species.
A small sketch of a bear's head by Leonardo da Vinci may sell for up to $16.9 million at an upcoming Christie's auction in London.
On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration extended emergency approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents.
Pfizer and BioNTech applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine.
In a first, researchers have matched the DNA of a living descendent to the remains of one of the doomed explorers.
Doctors have successfully treated a patient who developed very rare blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson with an alternative blood thinner to heparin.
Eating too much salt may reduce the amount of energy that immune system cells can make, preventing them from working normally, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered the world's first-known pregnant mummy, dating from the first century in Egypt.
Some bacteria-invading viruses carry around DNA with a different letter — Z — that may help them survive.
Creativity could be one of the main reasons Homo sapiens survived and dominated over related species such as Neanderthals and chimpanzees, according to a new study.
A CDC advisory panel voted to recommend that the U.S. resume administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for people 18 years of age and older.
A new malaria vaccine showed to be 77% effective in early clinical trials, the first to pass the World Health Organization's efficacy goal.
An ancient coronavirus may have infected the ancestors of people living in modern-day East Asia tens of thousands of years ago.
India reported 312,731 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, the highest single-day increase ever reported worldwide.
U.S. overdose deaths surged during the first half of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary data from the CDC.
Dogs can sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in urine samples with 96% accuracy, according to a proof-of-concept study.
Stone age people may have deliberately ventured into oxygen-depleted caves to paint while having out-of-body experiences and hallucinations, researchers say.
The CDC and FDA are recommending a pause in administering the J&J vaccine to investigate reports of 6 cases of rare blood clots.