Traits that lead to both procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked and "moderately inheritable," according to research published in Psychological Science.
False-positive mammogram anxiety does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being, Dartmouth researchers found in a recent study.
Scientists discovered a new DNA "editing" technique that could alter life-threatening genome mutations and one day cure diseases.
The powerful painkiller codeine is often prescribed to children in emergency rooms despite warnings and the availability of alternatives, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) indicated.
A 16-year-old boy survived a harrowing five-hour journey over the Pacific Ocean after climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet flying from California to Hawaii on Sunday.
Advanced Cell Technology's stem-cell treatment for blindness is approaching the next stage of human testing.
Engineers are preparing to blast away the top of a Chilean mountain to make way for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).
Researchers are developing a new technique in which they aim a high-energy laser beam at the clouds to trigger rain and lightning.
Thinking of obesity as a disease may make a person more likely to gorge on high-calorie fatty foods.
A 9-year-old boy from Michigan unearthed a 10,000-year-old mastodon tooth from a creek near his home.
Biofuels made from corn crop residue can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, and are worse for global warming in the short term, according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
People of color tend to live in neighborhoods that expose them to higher levels of air pollution when compared to Caucasians, a new nationwide study indicates.
Current specimen collection methods are threatening endangered species, a team of researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) says.
Five anthropological factors independent of climate change will radically alter US Northern forests 50 years from now, a US Forest Service study reports.