A new DNA discovery has caused scientists to rethink the roots of the human tree. The DNA from an unnamed African-American from South Carolina is so unique in it is the oldest known genetic branch of the human Y chromosome, and it branched from the Y chromosome tree before the first appearance of anatomically modern humans in the fossil record.
Playing video-games can help old people stay happy, a new study says.
According to a new study, there is water on Jupiter's moon Europa and that the water isn't present in isolated bodies, but is in constant interaction with other water bodies and the surface. Researchers believe that oceans on Europa may have similar chemical composition as the oceans found here on earth.
According to a new study from Norway, people who suffer from insomnia have a higher chance of heart failure than people who sleep well.
According to a new study, monkeys won't take food from people who treat other humans badly, showing that they tend to evaluate humans based on social behavior. The study provides evidence that humans aren't the only animals that judge on the basis of third-party interactions.
A family of bacteria has become resistant to even the newest antibiotics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. In many cases, these infections are impossible to treat. The agency has called the family of these antibiotic-resistant bacteria as "nightmare bacteria."
Researchers have now found fossilized remains of two crocodiles during research at Panama Canal that may provide link between the crocodiles now found in North and South Americas.
Some people have clear skin with an occasional pimple now and then, while some have zits that just won't go away and even with treatment seem to be coming back with a vengeance. According to a new study, good bacteria on the skin protect against acne while bad bacteria lead to an increase in zits.
It's been 76 years since the Hindenburg exploded mid-air and killed 35 passengers and crew members. And now, researchers have pinpointed the exact reason for the disaster at Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Volcanoes releasing sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere are the reason behind the temperature not rising as high as expected between years 2000 and 2010, according to a new study.
Ships, as early as 2050, can sail over the North Pole without the need of specialized equipment.
Try having sex and not painkillers to get rid of that nasty headache. A new study from Germany has found that sexual activity can partially or completely cure migraines or constant headaches.
According to a new study, elephants in Africa are slowly going extinct. Researchers estimate that in Central Africa, there has been a 62 percent decline in the number of African forest elephants over the past 10 years.
The European Food Safety Authority scientists have detected a threat to bees from an insecticide, 'neonicontinoid'.