The research could lead to a more peaceful co-existence between free-roaming canines—which number hundreds of millions worldwide—and people. Humans domesticated dogs, and over our 15,000-year relationship,
Taal is a volcano within a volcano. The ash cloud and lava fountains are emerging from a crater on Volcano Island, a tourist destination that sits in the waters of Lake Taal. The well-defined escarpments
The US was once the uncontested world leader in science and engineering. That's changed, according to a federal report
(CNN) — The United States was once the dominant, global leader in science and engineering, but that ranking has dropped as other countries invest in research and development, according to a new report.
There were 11 million deaths in 2017 – more than from cancer – with children in poorer countries most at risk, study finds Deaths from sepsis around the world are twice as high as previously thought, babies
Feeding wildlife is generally discouraged, but it may be the only way to help the endangered Grevy’s zebra survive drought. Grevy’s zebras—loiborkoram in the Samburu language—are massive. At up to almost
TOMALI, Malawi (AP) — A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history's deadliest and most stubborn
The world's oceans absorbed a record amount of heat last year, according to a new study bearing more bad news for the planet. “It’s about 5 Hiroshima bombs of heat, every second, day and night, 365 days
A bizarre tentacled microbe discovered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean may help explain the origins of complex life on this planet and solve one of the deepest mysteries in biology, scientists reported
Some seismologists think two massive anomalies under Africa and the Pacific are made of ancient, smoldering rock. Decades ago, scientists first harnessed the echoes of earthquakes to make a map of Earth’s
Human livers from organ donors can now be preserved for a week, researchers have revealed, a dramatic improvement on previous techniques, which could only keep the organs usable for a matter of hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they
A groundbreaking brain-scanning technique has uncovered evidence that suggests schizophrenia is linked to a loss of connections between brain cells. Scientists had previously suspected a breakdown in connections