Could eating raw oysters increase the risk of the norovirus?
The study was based on a comprehensive examination of major disease and injuries in 188 countries between the period of 1990 and 2013.
Scientists are taking a closer look at trees in urban green spaces in order to possibly create hypoallergenic parks.
New findings published in the journal "Environmental Health Perspectives" reveals that female mice exposed in utero, or in the womb to low levels of arsenic via drinking water, showed signs of reaching puberty early, which increased their risk of obesity as adults.
New findings published in the journal BMC Ecology reveal that a chimpanzee population in Uganda has been found to be three times larger than previously estimated, suggesting that the animals may adapt to degraded habitats better than expected.
Previous studies have shown that burning incense may have psychoactive benefits. In other words, some scientists say that it could help to release poorly understood ion channels in the brain alleviate both anxiety and depression.
A team of researchers at the University of Illinois found that sleeping in a peaceful environment is particularly important for older men 65 and up sleep, whether this means being close to a park or a sandy beach or an ocean view. And that sort of makes complete sense
It's hard to be heard in a busy world these days, and that's certainly true for birds. Sometimes, they actually have to ‘shout' to be heard over noise produced by human-made activity.
The Sumatran rhino has finally become extinct in the wild in Malaysia.
Though animal sex signals were thought to be passed down from generation to generation, new research conducted at Michigan State University shows that this may not always be the case.
Researchers have made a disturbing discovery about the impact of climate change on North American lizards. Due to high temperatures of 110 degrees Fahrenheit, within minutes, lizard embryos die due to immobility and their inability to seek proper shade. When their surrounding soil becomes too hot, t...
The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated "butterfly effect" also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.