A bright fireball lit up the sky in Botswana, Africa. It is the result of an asteroid impact that astronomers detected just hours before it collided with Earth.
Lettuce is supposed to make the diet better, not worse. Instead, an E.coli outbreak kills five and gets nearly 200 sick in the United States. This is the worst E.coli flareup in the country since 2006.
Mystery solved? Scientists discovered the smallest black hole ever recorded, reportedly the product of an extraordinary collision of two neutron stars that lit up the skies in 2017.
Paleontologists trace back the origins of all squamates, discovering that the line goes back even further than initially believed. The mother of lizards, it turns out, lived way back in the Permian period.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015. In the same mission, there were images captured of windswept dunes on the dwarf planet's surface.
How did humans get to the Americas? There are earlier theories, but the coastal route is looking more likely with a new study detailing exactly how it was possible.
Missed your daily intake of supplements? Don't worry, scientists say that vitamin and mineral supplements don't really help much in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
Better think twice about that high-protein diet. While there are benefits to copious amounts of protein, it could also boost the danger of heart failure, especially for middle-aged men.
Time travel is already possible, scientists say, and there's no need for complicated time travel machines or trips through black holes — a large rocket does the trick.
Go on, down a glass of milk. Cockroach milk, that is. Research says that the milk from the creepy crawlies are packed with nutritional benefits that should put it on top of every health buff's grocery list.
Surviving five near-death experiences in the course of 30 millenia, the Great Barrier Reef is more resilient than you think. However, scientists warn that with current stressors, survival is not guaranteed.
The Food and Drug Administration warns people to steer clear of sunscreen pills, saying it has not been proven to help in sun protection. The agency has already sent warning letters to companies who are marketing their products falsely.
Alan Bean, the fourth person ever to walk on the moon, passed away on Saturday, May 26 following a two-week illness. The spaceman and artist left behind an incredible legacy in NASA and beyond.
A hepatitis A outbreak hits Nashville, Tennessee, counting 14 confirmed cases of the disease in a span of five months. Vaccinations are beginning to get underway, especially for the large number of at-risk communities in the metro.