When nutrition expert Karin Michels called coconut oil 'pure poison,' superfood enthusiasts were taken aback. Here's the deal on coconut oil, which is nearly completely made up of saturated fat.
Scientists inch closer and closer to an HIV vaccine, and Harvard University has just taken an important step. A new 'mosaic' vaccine was able to generate positive results in both humans and rhesus monkeys.
Researchers found an alarming rate of cancer prevalence among flight attendants in the United States. The study underlined the numerous dangers associated with cabin crew jobs, suggesting airlines to work on minimizing the risks for the employees.
Could this be the first step in solving the global food crisis?
Ever wondered why blind people develop almost superpower-like abilities with their other senses?
The Earth froze into a massive snowball roughly 717 million years ago. Scientists explain how a perfect storm of fire and ice made this happen.
Could these radio bursts be from transmitters powering extraterrestrial probes?
Mankind may be on the verge of actually making a species go de-extinct. If a research team's plans go the way they intended, man may be able to meet the woolly mammoth. Well, not entirely a woolly mammoth, but a genetic cousin.
Scientists around the world are hanging on the edge of their seats after a new report concludes that researchers should be allowed to "edit" embryos for implantation to eliminate genetic diseases. Are superbabies possible in the near future?
Everyone is sure to have tried methods and techniques to fight stress and anxiety. They may not be helpful in some cases, but finding ways to manage stress generates a lot of relief in a lot of people.
It’s difficult to imagine planet-sized spitballs hurtling through space, but new research shows black holes cause exactly this phenomenon.
Limiting the effects of global warming has taken a toll on a number of industries around the world. It remains one of the challenges the world is facing today. So some scientists have a risky plan: geoengineering.
Researchers in the field of artificial intelligence may pave way to AI that can create new drugs by learning how to mix and match molecules in effective patterns.
Researchers from Harvard discovered how to make cheaper flow batteries using vitamin B2.
A team of scientists has managed to create a stingray robot powered by genetically engineered light-sensitive rat muscles that moves and behaves like a real-life stingray. This new discovery opens the door to creating better artificial hearts.