As Americans pause to reflect on time gone by on the threshold of a new year, many will have reason to think that their lives have not gotten better, according to a new study by the National Opinion Research Center at the ...
Researchers using a customized atomic force microscope (AFM) have discovered new evidence for how the fibrous scaffolding within our cells, which is made of the protein actin, responds to obstacles in its environment.
The American pika, a small cousin of the rabbit, may be on the verge of extinction in the Great Basin, the high desert centered in Nevada.
Online holiday sales jumped this year, with one prominent survey reporting a 30-percent increase over last year's cybershopping.
One of the best-known oncologists in the country lost his own fight with cancer this week, dying of melanoma at the age of 47.
Australian scientists have found a way to break through the invisibility cloak of the world's deadliest malaria parasite.
Late evening on Dec. 28 terror finally struck Bangalore, India's IT sector hub. A masked gunman opened an indiscriminate fire on a group of delegates at an international conference on the peaceful campus of Indian Institute ...
A new study out of Oregon indicates children who are bullied in middle school are more likely to abuse substances in high schools.
XM Satellite Radio will unveil the XM Advanced Services vehicle, a concept car featuring in-car video, voice command and weather alerts, next week.
In an unusual observation, a team of scientists has scanned the northern polar region of Earth with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The results show that the aurora borealis, or "northern lights," also dance in X-ray light, ...