South Korea slaughtered 236,000 chickens and ducks after tests confirmed an outbreak of a highly virulent type of bird flu, the government said.
Use of caffeine as a stimulant is becoming a problem among U.S. young people who can't get enough of it, Northwestern University researchers say.
Biologists say the killer of a young male mountain lion in California's Santa Monica Mountains may be a previously unknown male cat.
U.S. chemists at Rice University say they have discovered how to assemble gold and silver nanoparticle building blocks into larger structures.
U.S. researchers say they've determined a radical prostatectomy can be a viable option for select octogenarian patients.
The need for new antibiotics to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria has led U.S. chemists to the first synthesis of a potentially valuable antibiotic.
A science editor says the U.S. share of scientific papers published worldwide in peer-reviewed science and engineering journals is declining.
A China Internet Society study has suggested 6.25 percent of cell phone users in the country receive spam text messages more than 40 times a week.
Boys and girls tend to use different parts of their brains to process some basic aspects of grammar, according to the first study of its kind, suggesting that sex is an important factor in the acquisition and use of language.
Rising sea levels, fueled by melting polar ice caps, may well pose a greater threat to Louisiana than the sinking of its land, a new Tulane University study says.