A newly discovered species of petrosaur -- a winged reptile that lived alongside the dinosaurs some 220 million years ago -- has been named after the nine-year-old fossil hunter that found it.
Beer-making was crucial to the development of human civilization by fueling a "culture of feasting" that gave rise to agriculture in the ancient world, says a new study.
After years of drinking an excessive amount of super-strong tea, a woman developed a rare bone disease and lost all her teeth.
Latin American governments are allowing destruction of forests, rivers and local communities in exchange for money from companies with ties to environmentally destructive industries, according to a new study of Latin American nations.
Trying to court a couch-comfy March Madness audience, urologists in Illinois offer free pizza with vasectomy.
Scientists have presented new evidence suggesting that it was likely a speeding comet - not an asteroid - that sent the dinosaurs to extinction some 65 million years ago.
Brain tumor growth can be halted by a drug currently being used in patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy, a new study from Australia states.
Scientists discovered that pathogen causing Lyme disease can exist without iron by depending on manganese, a characteristic unknown in any other organism.
Great white sharks might be even more ravenous than previously thought. A new study shows that the world's largest predatory fish eat up to four times as much as scientists previously estimated.
According to data obtained by the European Space Agency's Planck spacecraft, the universe is older than previously estimated. But just how much older remains a question.
According to a survey of doctors in the United Kingdom, 97 percent have prescribed a placebo treatment to patients at least once in their career.
Global levels of nitrogen have remained stable for the last 500 years despite humans increasing nitrogen production around the world, a new study from Kansas State University has found.
A new study of testosterone levels in men that indicates males become less sexually inclined when interacting with the marital partner of a close friend.
Scientists at Vanderbilt University have developed an elaborate therapy system that makes use of a humanoid robot in treatment for autistic children.