The deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be getting under control, according to Guinea's health ministry.
A study of players of the popular real-time strategy game StarCraft II suggests that cognitive motor performance peaks at age 24.
A new study has found an association between coffee consumption and lower risk of common type of liver cancer.
A new study has reported that four women who were implanted with lab-made vaginas eight years back are leading normal sexual lives.
Stanford University researchers Manu Prakash and George Korir won a $50,000 award for a low-cost chemistry set.
A new study has found that procrastination has genetic links. The research could help scientists understand the evolution of dawdling.
A new study into how songbirds learn to sing could help scientists understand more about Parkinson's disease.
Spring is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many people the season comes with an onslaught of sniffles and sneezes brought on by allergies. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are advising potential allergy sufferers to be sure to cover their mouths well when sneezing, as new research indicates unbarricaded sneezes (and coughs, too) travel much farther than previously believed.
Researchers have helped four paralyzed men move their legs again by zapping their spinal cords with electricity, according to a new study. The research might pave way for new devices for people suffering from paralysis.
Pfizer's new drug palbociclib slowed tumor growth in breast cancer patients, the drugmaker announced Sunday.
A new study by Yale University researchers challenges the idea that the Pacific Ocean experienced “permanent” El Niño-like conditions in the past. The research suggests that rise of greenhouse gases will lead to higher temperatures in the tropics.
A new study has found that moderate to severe depression raises heart failure risk by as much as 40 percent. The study was based on data from 63 000 people living in Norway.
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have reported that they turned embryonic stem cells into a fish embryo by manipulating certain biological signals. The study could advance organ re-generation using stem cells.
Children with eczema or atopic dermatitis continue to suffer from itchy, red skin in their 20s, a new study reported.