The universe is 80 million years older than previously thought, according to new observations from the European Space Agency's $900 million Planck space probe.
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.
Researchers have developed a system that doesn't just have a voice, it has a face.
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.
A new study shows older parents may increase their grandchildren's odds of being diagnosed with autism.
Researchers have learned the Dolly Varden, a kind of trout, can quadruple its stomach size to make room for eggs from spawning salmon each August.
Engineers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear campus in Japan have indicated the two-day power outage at the beleaguered campus may have been caused by a rat.
With sinkholes carving holes in the ground across America, people want to know - what are they and why do they happen?
If his remarks Wednesday are any indication, the new chairman of the House environmental subcommittee seems to think more like an economist than an environmentalist.
Jeff Bezos oversaw a team led by Rory Golden in order to uncover the engines used in Apollo 11's takeoff.
A team from the University of Louisiana has determined that oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil contributes to fighting Alzheimer's disease by evacuating the abnormal proteins associated with the disease out of the brain.
New evidence that the world's giant squid all belong to one species also suggests that the mysterious creatures had a close call with extinction, a report from the journal Nature suggests.