The discovery that injecting testosterone in areas of the male canary's brain affects its ability to attract a mate through singing could help explain the effects of human steroid use on sexual behavior, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University.
Researchers from Aalto University in Finland have pieced together a map of where in the body emotions are experienced.
Healthy levels of "good" and "bad" cholesterol aren't only important for staving off heart disease, but may also help prevent Alzheimer's by keeping a person's levels of amyloid plaque, a key marker of the disease, low, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of California, Davis.
Teens today, whether through media, friends or some other means, are constantly being exposed to sex. Missing from the conversation, however, is an important voice: doctors.
The majority of large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements suffer from flawed methodology and should not be trusted, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrients.
After weeks of delay, a resupply mission headed to the International Space Station by the aerospace firm Orbital Sciences Corp. has received the launch date of Jan. 7.
The Earth's mantle was much hotter 4 billion years ago during the Archean eon than it is today, according to a new study that sheds light on how plate tectonics - and thus current continents - came about.
The Obama administration's proposal to bump the gray wolf off the federal endangered species list could lead to the endangerment of other species, according to researchers who warn that, if passed the way it is currently written, the rule would set a dangerous precedent.
Fructose's perceived role in the current obesity epidemic may be overblown, a new analysis published in the journal Atherosclerosis suggests.
The same gene known to play a role in mother-infant bonding and couple bonding in monogamous species may also be behind a person's ability to remember faces, a new study suggests.
Hebrew University researchers say they've discovered the mechanism by which some bacteria are able to withstand antibacterial treatment, arguing that their study could lead to new ways to control the bull-headed pests.
Alcohol consumption leaves its mark on the DNA of young adults who drink regularly on the weekends, a new study published in the journal Alcohol reports.
Adolescent victims of sexual abuse may be better helped by a modified form of prolonged exposure therapy than supportive counseling when it comes to treating PTSD, a new report in the Journal of American Medical Association found.
Researchers from Michigan Technological University say they've cracked the code behind many snowfalls' seemingly odds-defying persistence.
International Space Station crew members Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy performed a record 8-hour, 7-minute spacewalk Friday in a failed effort to install a pair of cameras as part of a Canadian commercial project aimed at downlinking images of Earth.