It seems that animals, such as dogs, elephants and chimps, are turning to Mother Nature for means of self-medication by seeking out drugs to treat their own ailments, new research suggests.
Wasp venom may deliver a painful sting, but scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Research (IRB Barcelona) have carried out successful in vitro tests using the venom to kill breast cancer tumor cells, a new study describes.
Tonight love is in the air - or better yet, in the moon, a super-moon, to be more precise. From the Desert Southwest and lower Ohio Valley into the mid-Atlantic and southern New England, sky-watcher and moon lovers will be presented with the clearest view of the supermoon.
The Poodle cat, or as its been nicknamed, the "cat in sheep's clothing", has finally been declared as its own unique breed by scientists, nine generations after it first appeared, according to reports.
The Giant Hogweed plant, or Heracleum mantegazzianum, may look innocent enough on the exterior, but just one touch of its leaves, stems, or flowers could leave you blind and with skin burns. The plant has been discovered in two northern Indiana counties.
For the first time in human history, Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have broken through a symbolic mark of 400 parts per million (ppm), U.S. government scientists said Friday.
In the hustle and bustle of urban life; traffic, pollution and stress abound. A new study by the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom say that city dwellers living near parks, gardens and green spaces are happier and have an overall higher quality of life.