An asteroid larger than a football field is speeding toward Earth, and it's expected to whiz past just a hair's breadth away on Tuesday, May 15. It will be Earth's closest ever encounter to a space rock this size.
Block the sun effectively with one of Consumer Reports' top-rating sunscreens of the year. The group's annual list states that chemical products are still a more effective option than mineral ones.
NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is the newest recipient of Purdue University honorary doctorate, but his ceremony is far from ordinary. Feustel, currently stationed in the ISS, accepted the honor from way up in space on Friday, May 11.
An Indianapolis woman died from necrotizing fasciitis or flesh-eating bacteria that she reportedly got from Florida. The family believes that inadequate and delayed medical care played a part in her death.
Physicists and gamers team up to challenge Albert Einstein's worldview of local realism. The experiments introduce human choice and true randomness to the Bell Test, finally overcoming the loophole that has held it back for nearly a century.
A new Mars Helicopter will be hitching a ride with the Mars 2020 rover. The tiny rovercraft will be flying autonomously, cruising the skies of the Red Planet and marking a new step in space exploration.
A new survey shows that most oncologists don't feel knowledgeable enough about the benefits of medical marijuana on their cancer patients. Scientific evidence on cannabis for cancer is scarce, although anecdotal evidence are plentiful.
Two hundred million years ago, dinosaurs walked across the expanse of land that is now Utah. Today, the final traces of them are still in Red Fleet State Park, but unknowing tourists have been damaging the fossils irreperably.
Researchers found that the killer skin fungus wiping out entire species of amphibians originated from East Asia in the 1950s. Then, with trade and other human activities, it spread further across the world and triggered an alarming global epidemic.
Major depression is becoming more and more common in the United States where 9 million people are already diagnosed with it. Even worse news: it's the young who are suffering the most from the condition.
The highly anticipated launch of the new Falcon 9 Block 5 was aborted less than a minute before blastoff. SpaceX intends to proceed with the launch on Friday, May 11.
Private Shamika Burrage lost an ear completely in a car accident, but surgeons successfully gave her a new one that's grown on her own forearm. The revolutionary surgery was the first of its kind in the army.
What did poppy seeds ever do to the CDC? The organization warns their Twitter followers of the sneaky nature of ticks with photos of parasites masquerading as poppy seeds on a muffin.
A man makes a desperate plea on Facebook, offering his possessions and his own kidney in exchange for a part of the liver for his wife. His wife, Marie Robinson, is one of 18,000 people waiting for a liver donor.