Dogs Pay Attention to Your Looks
That puppy dog face your pet makes often is a reaction to your own expression, a new study finds.
Bomb-sniffing CIA dog dropped from program after 'no longer interested'
A bomb-sniffing pup just couldn't make the cut for the CIA's explosive detection canine training program.
Take a Number: Women Are More Likely to Address High Blood Pressure
Men and women develop hypertension at roughly the same rates, but men do not get it under control until much later in life, researchers find.
Using DNA to Sketch What Victims Look Like; Some Call It Science Fiction
DNA phenotyping uses genes from human remains to give police an idea of what an unknown person looked like. Critics say the technology isn’t ready...
Ebola’s Legacy: Children With Cataracts
Cataracts usually afflict the old, but doctors in Africa have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as 5.
Researchers see 'horrific decline' in insect numbers
If it seems like there are fewer squished bugs on your windshield after long journeys than in years past, you're not imagining things: Researchers...
400 mysterious ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabia
Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like...
Ancient sea creature looked like a wine glass, died alone
A solitary fossil unearthed in Utah's Antimony Canyon reveals a long-extinct marine creature previously unknown to science.
Something is floating around Saturn and NASA isn't sure what it is
NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an...
Caves discovered on the Moon raise hope for human colonization
Space luminaries such as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have talked about building bases on the Moon to let humans live, work and play on the lunar...
Volcanoes helped topple ancient Egyptian empire, study finds
Sun-choking debris cast off by volcanoes more than 2000 years ago starved headwaters feeding the Nile river and hastened the downfall of ancient...
F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer
The treatment will be for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when chemotherapy has failed. It re-engineers a patient’s own cells to...