New Study Links Zika Virus to Temporary Paralysis
Mosquito-borne Zika virus may lead to increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome, which leaves patients unable to move and in some cases requires...
Itineraries: For Hotels, Bedbugs Are Bad Enough, and Social Media Adds to Irritation
A survey found that a single recent review that mentions bedbugs lowers hotel room values by $38 for business travelers and $23 for leisure...
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Take a Number: Women Waiting Longer to Have Children
The recent recession is partly to blame for an increase in maternal age at first birth, one researcher says.
Invasive Species Aren’t Necessarily Invaders
A growing number of scientists argue that not all non-native species are bad, and some may actually be beneficial.
A Conversation With: In ‘Half Earth,’ E.O. Wilson Calls for a Grand Retreat
In a new book, the renowned biologist argues that it is time for humans to abandon much of the planet to other species.
Male gorillas sing and hum when they eat
It turns out that male gorillas have a little Frank Sinatra in them.
Scott Kelly set to return to Earth after spending a year in space
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is set to return to Earth on Tuesday, after spending nearly a year on the International Space Station in which he...
Meteorite hunters find 6 space rocks from Florida fireball
Meteorite hunters in Florida have found six space rocks associated with a rare daytime fireball that streaked through the Sunshine State's skies on...
Scientists crown 'Earth's first animal'
Way before humans, sharks, or dinosaurs, the sea sponge was very likely the first animal on Earth.
Scientists wait for 'dragons' to hatch in Slovenia
When humans in the 15th century encountered olms—rare amphibians that have been roaming Earth's caves for 200 million years—they thought they were...
Hubble captures star's stunning blue bubble
The Hubble space telescope has captured an incredible image of a blue bubble around a distant star.