Expedition 14 has completed its first full week solo on the International Space Station and was preparing Monday for an unusual excursion.
A New Mexico study has found that alcohol-related car crash deaths have risen 49 percent since the state repealed a law prohibiting alcohol sales on Sundays.
A primate expert at Chicago's Field Museum says a tiny "Hobbit"-like species discovered in Indonesia has to be a pygmy version of modern humans.
A U.S. study suggests children with high blood pressure might be at risk for sleep breathing disorders.
The United States has strayed so far from the Victorian ideal of childhood that pediatricians should include "stress checks" in child exams, a report says.
A University of Texas researcher has received funding to study if menopausal hot flashes can be controlled similar to sugar levels -- by diet and exercise.
Many of the most potent anticancer agents are poorly soluble in water, presenting a challenge for medicinal chemists who must develop methods of delivering these drugs in the watery environment of the human body. Nanoparticles ...
(AP) -- The $100 laptops planned for children around the world might turn out to be as revolutionary for their security measures as for their low-cost economics.
A new $4.4-million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley, to develop techniques to turn brain cells on and off ...
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, in collaboration with the Department of Pathology at the Medical School of the Georg August University in Gottingen and the National Institute for Cancer in ...