Previous studies have linked an increased risk of the behavioral health issue, Autism, to numerous environmental health conditions. However, a recent study links genetic makeup to 74 to 98 percent of cases.
Can salt intake protect the skin? New findings published in the journal CelL Metabolism suggest that table salt could help prevent the spread of an infection.
Have you ever wondered what people did for beer in the 1800s? Well now, scientists are uncovering some ancient recipes with the help of a 1840s shipwreck.
Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means: bugs. But if you're like us, you don't mind these insects; in fact, you might think they're pretty cool. That's why we looked at the top five weird and cool bug-themed items for your life for this week's Geek Gadgets.
A fossilized jaw may tell scientists a bit more about early humans. The new jaw pushes back evidence for the human genus, Homo, to 2.8 million years ago, which pushes back the previous estimate by about 400,000 years.
New findings published in the journal Childhood Obesity show that more students are eating fruit during their school lunch period. Better still, students threw away less of their entrees and vegetables than before changes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's healthier school meal standards.
A healthy dose of self-confidence is a good thing, but an exaggerated sense of self-importance is not.
There may be some new information about the spread of Indo-European languages. Scientists have examined a massive migration of Kurgan populations (Yamna culture) which may shed some light on how these languages spread.
Creative geniuses may have a bit of trouble concentrating and now, scientists have figured out why. They've looked at real-world creativity and found that it may be associated with a reduced ability to filter "irrelevant" sensory information.
Scientists have discovered the origins for two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses. It turns out that their origins can be found in western lowland gorillas.
An ancient skull is telling researchers a bit more about a unique period in prehistory. The partial skull, and the tools surrounding it, reveal a bit more about a time from 55,000 to 27,000 years ago when both humans and Neanderthals lived at the same time.