Identified in mice, the simple organ most likely exists in humans, too, offering fresh insight into how we experience painful pressure and pricks. Most people who’ve been jabbed by a needle know the drill:
The southern resident killer whales that live off the coast of Washington state are hungry, because there are fewer and fewer of the salmon they depend on. To help them, the state is looking at removing
Undergoing surgery in old age raises the risk of “silent strokes” that hasten cognitive decline, scientists have warned. A new study reveals that pensioners who have an operation have a one in 14 chance
Say the word "exosuit" and superheroes come to mind — somebody like Tony Stark from Marvel Comics, whose fancy suit enables him to become Iron Man. But scientists at Harvard University have been developing
(CNN) — Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ground-level ozone, is like smoking about a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, a new study says, and like smoking, it can can lead to emphysema.
NEWARK — A growing crisis over lead contamination in drinking water gripped Newark on Wednesday as tens of thousands of residents were told to drink only bottled water, the culmination of years of neglect
Decisions, decisions. You make them all day long, big and small. It's hard enough to make the right call when you have the time, support, and resources you need, which rarely happens. Much more common