A new study revealed face mites – microscopic animals that live on our faces and in our hair – evolved along side humans. Moreover, people from different parts of the world host different mite lineages that follow families through generations.
For years, researchers have been trying to achieve in vitro birth in dogs. Recently, a littler of puppies, beagles and partly cocker spaniel, was born by in vitro birth. This has findings for using gene editing to treat both dog diseases and similar human diseases.
High levels of mercury have been detected in Florida's Indian River dolphins and the areas local human residents because they both consume the same seafood.
As part of the new system to issue warnings for pollution levels, Beijing, China for the first time issued a red alert. Schools have closed.
Researchers from the University College London (UCL) have finally deciphered the recipe for painlessness with the help of genetically modified mice.
A European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake, will run the London Marathon from the International Space Station.
The largest cloning factory is currently under construction in the city of Tianjjin, China. When finished scientists plan to produce dogs, horses and up to a million beef cattle a year, to ultimately curb commercial demand.
Kissing bugs have spread to parts of Florida and other parts of the southern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Here are five fast facts about the bloodsucking critters and the disease they carry.
A recent study looked at spirituality and gratitude among people with heart conditions, and found that those who showed gratitude on a daily basis improved their health by wide margins.
"We know that many people have difficulty distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy food. By adding seaweed to processed foods we can make food healthier. In many cases we also get tastier food, and it may also help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases," said the author of a University of Southern Denmark study.
Birmingham Zoo veterinarians have teamed up with engineers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham to develop a new, innovative and incredibly strong resin to prevent a crack in an elephant’s tusk from worsening.
Researchers recently discovered common pigeons can learn to distinguish between benign and malignant human breast tissue in digitized mammogram slides.
Researchers may have finally found a cure for the deadly chytrid fungus plaguing wild amphibians. This infectious skin disease has affected over 700 species worldwide, but now scientists may be one step closer to conserving threatened populations.
Bioactive compounds found in the oregano and eucalyptus plant oils could eliminate fungi that grows on fruits and vegetables, keeping them fresh for longer periods and safer to eat.