European and U.S. studies describe a recurrent cause of mental retardation resulting from the deletion of a big segment of DNA from chromosome 17.
Baseball fans cheering on their beloved Oakland A's in a recent homestand may have been happy about the team's play, but the best news for those visitors to McAfee Stadium didn't take place on the field and couldn't be noticed ...
U.S. scientists from Boston University and UCLA say the use of multi-sensory training programs helps people improve low-level perceptual task learning.
Two terracotta figurines dating to 2,500 years ago may be the oldest terracotta figurines produced by China's Qin State circa 221 B.C.
Researchers say more than 22 million birds are shot legally in Britain every year -- part of a European total of more than 100 million.
U.S. scientists say a gene related to brain development and function may play a casual role in schizophrenia development.
Most women believe that having their annual mammograms and clinical breast exams is enough to catch cancer if it develops.
A study to be presented this week at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto demonstrates that the new rapid HIV testing protocol is very effective for insuring that people learn whether or not they are infected.
UC Davis researchers today described in unprecedented biochemical and anatomical detail how cigarette smoke damages the lungs of unborn and newborn children.
Thinking about cozying up with your sweetheart later this month for a once-in-a-lifetime-chance to view Mars at its closest contact to Earth in recorded history? Think again, and bump up that quality time by a couple of weeks.