A new study has revealed that the innocent-looking lychee fruit is responsible for killing more than 100 children in India annually for the past 22 years.
Initial findings from NASA's twin study have been revealed. Twins and astronaut Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly participated in making the experiment possible.
Prolonged time in space can literally change the brain.
Brain scans of newborn babies may offer clues whether the baby would develop symptoms of clinical depression and anxiety disorder later in their life.
Scientists, for the first time, have successfully grown human cells inside early-stage pig embryos in laboratories. This means that we have created the first pig-human hybrids or interspecies chimeras.
Researchers have found what they believe to be the earliest known prehistoric ancestor of humans, and it looks scary and ancient as you can imagine.
Meet the ancient precursor to human life.
Scientists who have been researching gene-editing may be disappointed in the eve of the new administration. A last-minute proposal will be addressing CRISPR and other cutting-edge technologies in the field of medicine.
An existing anti-gout medication could alleviate the symptoms of opioid withdrawal in rodents.
Greenpeace Brazil has recently released the first ever underwater images of the coral reef system discovered at the mouth of the Amazon River last year.
Scientists may have heralded the rise of a totally new life form. A team has engineered the first ever "semi-synthetic" organism, courtesy of breeding E. coli bacteria with an expanded six-letter genetic code.
A new case report revealed the shocking extraction of six-foot long pork tapeworm infesting the small intestines of a 48-year old man from India.
A team of scientists from Salk Institute has successfully generated human cells and tissues in the embryo of pigs, making it the first ever human-pig embryo.
It appears natural selection is forcing the appearance of "education genes" rarer. Although the effect corresponds to a small drop in IQ every few decades, the impact could be big in a few centuries.