There is mounting scientific evidence that moderate consumption of beer or other alcoholic beverages -- defined by the government as one to two servings daily -- may actually have health benefits over not consuming alcohol ...
Norwegian scientists say they've determined seals cease shivering during long icy dives to conserve oxygen and, therefore, minimize brain damage.
NASA has announced a new aeronautics competition for U.S. high school and college students looking at the future of flight.
Scientists say New Orleans is most vulnerable to hurricane storm surge-caused loss of life and property damage of all U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast areas.
Male jaguars are reportedly crossing into the Southwestern United States from Mexico, often using the same routes as drug smugglers.
Six common diseases have been selected as the first to undergo whole genome analysis by the U.S. Genetic Association Information Network.
U.S. scientists are studying Clark's nutcracker -- a bird that remembers where it buries its food in a 15-mile area -- to learn more about memory.
U.S. surgeons say they're helping start a new era in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation by using a high-energy device instead of a scalpel.
Researchers from the United States and Singapore are combing efforts to develop world-class digital game technology.
A Chincoteague, Va., teenager who won the right to choose his own cancer treatment in court is responding positively to the therapy, his doctor has said.