Portland, Ore., researchers have said contact lens users are more likely than Lasik surgery patients to develop complications leading to further vision loss.
China has issued an alert against dengue fever as the peak season for the mosquito-borne disease continues in the southern parts of the country.
A British think tank has criticized the country's new science curriculum for failing to teach the fundamentals of chemistry, physics and biology.
German astronomers are leading a worldwide effort to produce a revolutionary map and first digital "movie" of the universe.
More than 4,000 people are expected in Toronto for the first meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America outside the United States.
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have identified a unique mechanism of action of a new drug that shows great promise for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Researchers have uncovered physiological differences among female Glanville fritillary butterflies that allows some to move away from their birth place and establish new colonies. These venturesome butterflies are stronger ...
Oysters exposed to high water temperatures and a common heavy metal are unable to obtain sufficient oxygen and convert it to cellular energy, according to a new study presented at The American Physiological Society conference, ...
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission have spied a new, continuously changing feature that provides circumstantial evidence that a comet or asteroid recently collided with Saturn's innermost ring, the faint D ring.
Americans who are reluctant to openly express their opinions when they believe others disagree also tend to avoid publicly visible political activity, such as working for a political campaign or circulating petitions, a new ...