Too much turkey's been called out as the reason for our afternoon lull on Thanksgiving, but consumption of this bird isn't really to blame, scientists say.
A new biomarker may help predict the development of preeclampsia as early as six weeks into pregnancy, according to a recent study.
The evolutionary roots of language show that both humans and monkeys recognize when sequences of sounds occur in or out of order, according to a
A new study shows that the "social" part of the brain in childern with autism is underdeveloped.
A new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and Yale University indicates that it's important to address the learning
Science can explain why some people actively pursue the rush that comes with being frightened.
A recent study revealed that endangered orangutans face a new threat where there is a loss of their habitats.
The Happiness Research Institute examined the happiness of those who used Facebook and those who quit the social media site, finding the quitters to
Imagine soft robots that can bend, walk and grip. That's exactly what scientists have created in this latest study, which may herald a new age of
The U.S. Army has set out to monitor the performance of an incredible new weapon that can actually strike soldiers shielded by a cover.
Scientists have captured the Coalsack Nebula in new, spectacular detail with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-Meter Telescope.
It may seem like something out of a sci-fi show, but it's not. Trucks armed with lasers are apparently the latest in defense technology.
As NASA gears up for a mission to Mars, planning a route to the Red Planet is important. Now, researchers have found that to save on weight, a detour
Scientists have uncovered methane plumes in a warming ocean.
The Skarp Laser Razor project just lost crowdfunding for its campaign from Kickstarter. After surpassing the goal of $160,000 and gaining over $4
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting some spectacular close-ups of Saturn's moon, Enceladus. Starting today, the spacecraft is starting a series of
A simple test with a single raisin and a plastic cup can predict a child's academic achievement down the line.
New findings published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry show that skipping meals can increase the risk of abdominal weight gain in some
Giant pandas may munch on bamboo, but it turns out that their gut bacteria aren't designed for that meal. Scientists have discovered that the gut