Trying to stay ahead of antibiotic-resistance among superbugs, researchers at MIT and Harvard have developed a new technology that targets bacteria.
Cuba today became the first nation to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, WHO confirmed.
Stream restorations in northern Sweden, started in the 1980s, show that we must allow more time for streams to recover--and help them out, say researchers.
Paleontologists have identified a very well-preserved fossil in China, of a jazzy predecessor to the 180 species of modern-day velvet worms.
Only a few changes in genome sequences sometimes make humans as healthy as animals in corresponding cases, Duke researchers say.
Yellow-spotted monitors, in Western Australia, have been found to keeping a deep, spiraling burrow in their hip pocket of security tactics, as it were, researchers say.
This is the first summer for the 30 bison restored to prairie grasslands maintained by the Illinois chapter of the Nature Conservancy. They're much better than your lawnmower, regardless of its brand.
Having met their end after 1994 genocide, lions are being re-introduced to a Rwandan national park.
If we know only about 80 percent of the Earth's species, it's exciting that a new grant is focusing on the "megadiverse" rivers and rainforests of northeast Malaysia.
Have you ever tried to satisfy your sweet-tooth with low-calorie desserts, only to find yourself utterly unsated? Now, researchers have determined exactly why the body can't be fooled by artificial sweeteners - a revelation that holds promise for the dieting and diabetic worlds alike.
Seabirds that have traditionally flocked and nested in the Gulf of California are choosing to spend more time in Southern California.
The world-wide population of pygmy sloths might be 3,000 or more. Still few for a species, but larger than previously thought.
The nation's largest estuary has a slightly smaller oxygen-free zone this year, although researchers say it is still "significant."
In high-altitude forests with slow tree growth and snow, sometimes it's better not to plant trees for carbon offsets, say Dartmouth researchers.