High risk factors and telling HIV symptoms were already in the picture, but doctors failed to give a man an HIV test that could have kept the virus from progressing to AIDS.
A newly discovered fossilized sea animal who lived millions of years ago just received an unusual honor by being named after President Barack Obama. Another was named after acclaimed naturalist David Attenborough.
The popularity of smoking is waning as its rates dropped historically low in the past year. Newly released data showed that adults, high school students, and middle school students all showed a decline in tobacco use in 2017.
A new study dashes the hopes of alien enthusiasts as a supposed UFO crash site on Mars turns out to be just an especially strange natural rock formation born out of explosive volcanic eruptions and billions of years of erosion.
Too much gaming is no longer just a hobby anymore. The Wold Health Organization classifies gaming disorder officially as a mental health condition in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases.
The Trump administration is spearheading the creation of Space Force, a new branch of the military that's designed to take over operations outside of Earth. Not everyone is happy about it, but the president is determined to get it done.
Bobcats tend to be shy and avoid humans, but these animals can be dangerous as evidenced by a recent attack of a rabid animal on a woman in Georgia. Fortunately, DeDe Phillips was able to strangle the bobcat to death.
Mars will be incredibly bright in July and August, venturing closer to Earth than it has been in 15 years. The Red Planet will be visible to sky watchers around the world even to the naked eye.
NIH shuts down the controversial study it is putting together on moderate drinking after a report reveals the unethical practices in its funding. As it turns out, the alcohol industry played a big part behind the scenes of the project.
Scientists' decades-long observations of a supermassive black hole eating a star marked the first time they were able to see the aftermath of the phenomenon: a jetstream visible only in infrared and radio wavelengths.
There's good news: sex and drugs are less common in teenagers today than in previous generations. However, depression, suicide ideation, bullying, and sexual violence are still disturbingly high.
Spiders are already terrifying enough for some people — and even more so when they fly. In a new study, scientists observe their amazing ability to spin silk parachutes out of thin air to help them glide for hundreds of miles.
The bubonic plague makes a comeback in Idaho as a child comes down with the disease in Elmore County. This is the first human case of the plague in Idaho in 26 years.
Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal a different side to the famed physicist. While he’s a celebrated humanitarian later in his life, excerpts on his Asian travels show that he used to harbor racist ideas on Chinese people.