As the international epidemic of Zika virus disease has unfolded and led to devastating birth defects for at least 1,300 children in eight countries, an agonizing question has persisted: What is the chance that an infected pregnant woman will have a baby with these defects?
The problem with Triclosan, which is found in antibacterial soaps, detergents, carpets, paints, toys, and toothpaste.
Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought.
Researchers used extremely small wires to help develop this new device.
A new approach to the design of a liquid battery could offer great advantages due to these two features.
Unique connections in the adolescent brain make it possible to easily diminish fear memories and avoid anxiety later in life, according to a new study.
Two animal rights groups are asking that Louisiana State University stop using captive tigers as mascots a day after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any kid, but for 11-year-old Neil Maes, being born deaf made his journey especially unlikely.
Astrophysicists have taken a major step forward in understanding how supermassive black holes formed.
A research collaboration could make infrared technology easy to use and cheap, potentially saving millions of dollars in defense and other areas using sensing devices.
The use of natural gas as a raw material for chemicals production is a goal pursued intensively in chemical research.
Oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay and elsewhere have dramatically declined after more than a century of overfishing, pollution, disease and habitat degradation.
The increased risk of mental illness in children of older fathers is unlikely to result from men's genes mutating with age, according to new research.
Growing tissues and organs in the lab for transplantation into patients could become easier after a scientific discovery.
Peru's government declared an emergency across a broad jungle region Monday because of mercury contamination caused by wildcat gold mining.