Vast portions of potential wine-producing country are expected to disappear over the next few decades as climate change bites, and winemakers may need to head for higher, cooler ground.
"Why would you reinvent the wheel?" goes the old saying, so why would you then reinvent the condom? Well, Bill Gates is hoping to do just that through his foundation and Grand Challenges in Global Health Program by offering a $100,000 grant to anyone who can create the world's next-generation condom.
The flu season this year got off to an early and virulent start and worsened, killing 105 this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, underlining the importance of vaccinating everyone older than 6 months.
Scientists announced new research on Friday which linked the abrupt disappearance of half of earth's species 200 million years ago to a precisely dated set of gigantic volcanic eruptions.
Britain is moving closer to becoming the first country to create babies with three genetic parents via IVF in order to defeat inherited diseases.
Fossilized forms of a penis-shaped invertebrate have shed light on a dramatic spurt in Earth's biodiversity and may be the missing link connecting two mysterious branches of sea creatures, Canadian scientists reported on Wednesday.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning doctors and patients that a widely used antibiotic from Pfizer, Azithromycin or as its marketed Zithromax and Z-Pak, can cause rare but deadly heart rhythms in some patients.
A golfer was suddenly swallowed into the ground by an 18-foot sinkhole in Illinois while playing golf, but luckily survived with only a dislocated shoulder.