Scientists have discovered that our ability to respond to the challenges of a fast-changing culture comes from our brains' ability to flexibly combine and repurpose the neural resources that evolution provided us.
New findings presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting discussed a new weapon for those dealing with chronic plantar fascilitis.
The World Health Organization said Friday that close to half of 12 to 35-year-olds are listening to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.
Bumblebees are busy little guys. But just like humans, they forget things or mix up memories. In fact, a new study published in the journal Current Biology shows that sometimes, they have trouble juggling multiple memories.
It's not exactly science that coffee is more likely to spill than a latte. Why? Well, because lattes have more foam. Coffee does not. However, findings published in the journal Physics of Fluid go in depth about why that is.
Boys will be boys, as they say, but a new study shows that more aggressive adolescents are likely to develop into stronger teenagers.
Researchers at the Israel Institute of Technology have recently confirmed the biological purpose of the wiring of the human eye. From a practical standpoint, many scientists have noted how it doesn't quite make the most sense. In vertebrates, the photoreceptors are located behind the eye-resulting i...
A certain diet may be able to extend your life. Scientists have found that putting people on a feast-or-famine diet may mimic some of the benefits of fasting, and that adding antioxidant supplements may counteract some of those benefits.
There may be a new test that could help children with peanut allergies. A new, ultra-sensitive test can not only tell whether or not an individual is allergic to peanuts, but how severe their reaction might be.
Officials of the social network announced on Wednesday that in the next few months, a post that indicates suicidal or harmful thoughts can be flagged by friends or loved ones if they think the user is in danger. At this time, Facebook will be alerted.
University of Florida scientists have discovered a rare but invasive and dangerous parasite in Giant African Land Snails, as well as three other non-native species of snails, that could pose a serious health problem in humans as well as animals.