President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will ask Congress for $2 billion in a bid to research alternatives to gasoline in a push to limit the United States dependency on oil, according to White House fact sheet.
Rabies, a viral disease typically contracted following a bite from an infected animal, is the reason why one Maryland patient died. However, he got the infection from an organ donor who had rabies after receiving a kidney transplant more than a year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
When one thinks of New Zealand landscape, it's easy to think of all that beautiful, lush nature that were captured in scenes from "Lord of the Rings" where the trilogy was shot. However, New Zealand officials announced a drought across its entire North Island for the first time in at least 30 years ...
The result of tests carried out by NASA’s Curiosity rover on Martian rocks is suggesting that the red planet might have harbored not only the conditions for life, but life itself in the form of some microbes.
The freezing rain and fog whipping Central Asia on Thursday has prevented astronauts in space from landing on Earth, NASA announced.
There is new evident that a group of Type 2 diabetes drugs may increase patients risk of getting pancreatic cancer, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday, adding that they are looking into the research.
Former planet Pluto may have more neighbors than previously imagined, according to new research.
A massive 2,000 pound shark has been caught, tagged and released back into the ocean off of Florida in a bid to provide more information on this toothy animal's habits and life cycle. The research team is currently working on analyzing the gathered data.
Following the announcement by NASA that Mars did indeed have conditions sustainable for life, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum said Thursday they will be awarding the team responsible for the successful landing of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Lymphoseek which is a radioactive imaging agent that checks if breast cancer or melanoma has spread to lymph nodes of a patient, the organization said in a statement released Thursday.
The Monarch butterfly population is fast dwindling, as scientists record the lowest number of butterflies during their annual winter migration to Mexico. Their numbers have dropped 59 percent this year, dropping to the lowest level since comparable record-keeping began 20 years ago, the Mexican gove...