Genital Herpes Drug Shows Promise
Genital herpes may have met its match, a new industry-sponsored study led by University of Washington researchers suggests.
Wildfire Near LA Destroys Homes, Forces Evacuations
A wildfire that broke out Thursday morning in a national forest roughly 40 miles east of downtown Los Angeles has destroyed more than 1,700 homes and forced the evacuation of dozens of residents.
Heavy Drinking During Middle Age Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men
Heavy drinking during a man's middle-aged years may hasten memory loss by up to six years later on in life, researchers from University College London found in a study of more than 7,000 people.
Reason for Birds' V Formation Explained
Birds flying in a V formation position themselves so as to capture as much updraft as possible while avoiding any downdraft, a new study published in the journal Nature determined.
Younger People Retrieve Memories in High-Def
Young peoples' memories are retrieved in higher definition than older individuals, according to a new study published in the journal Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.
Doomsday Clock Remains at a Stalwart Five Minutes to Midnight
Humanity remains on the precipice of catastrophe, according to the Doomsday Clock, which has been kept at a stalwart five minutes to midnight - the same place it stood this time last year.
First Planet Found Orbiting a Solar Twin in Star Cluster Discovered
In addition to determining why fewer planets are seen in star clusters, astronomers have discovered three new planets, including the first ever found orbiting a solar twin in a star cluster.
Rapid Thinning of Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier May be Irreversible
The rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier, located on the West Antarctic ice sheet, may be irreversible, an international team of scientists warn.
Peruvian Satellite Arrives at Space Station Aboard Cygnus Cargo Capsule
Included in the nearly 3,000 pounds of cargo that arrived at the International Space Station early Sunday morning was a Peruvian satellite designed by staff and students from Peru's Universidad Alas Peruanas, the Peruvian news site Andina reported.
New System Harnesses Sun's Energy for Nighttime Use
Solar energy has long been hailed as a clean alternative to fossil fuels, but it comes with a catch: The sun sets. In order to get around this, researchers have developed a system capable of converting the sun's energy into hydrogen fuel that can be stored for later.
Teenage Boys Who Think They're too Skinny Face Risk of Depression, Steroid Use
Teen boys who view themselves as too skinny despite being a healthy weight are more likely to be depressed, according to two new studies published in Psychology of Men & Masculinity.
Subglacial Trough Deeper Than Grand Canyon Found Under Antarctic Ice
By charting an ancient mountain range buried far beneath Antarctic ice, scientists have uncovered a subglacial trough deeper than the Grand Canyon.
375 million-year-old Fish Fossil Sheds Light on Evolution From Fins to Limbs [VIDEO]
The surprising discovery that hind legs evolved from a kind of enhanced hind fin disputes the current belief that mobile rear appendages formed after vertebrates made their way to land.
Orbital's Cygnus Cargo Craft Arrives at International Space Station
Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station early Sunday morning as part of the company's first resupply mission following a successful test run last September.