A hydroacoustic signal caught by sensors in the Indian Ocean might be linked to the March crash of MH370
An accident at a nuclear-waste repository in New Mexico has closed down an experiment there just as soon as results started to flow in
Expectations are high as the first of six European Sentinel satellite launches
Study raises questions over the use of chicken eggs to provide viral strains for flu vaccines.
Archaeologists hope that a funding and conservation boost can halt wall collapses and other erosion occurring at the ancient city on Italy's Neopolitan coast
The H7N9 avian influenza may have spread from China for the first time
An anti-meningitis campaign in Benin has delivered more than 150,000 doses with no losses from excess heat
Fears rise for Latin American industry as devastating disease hits leading variety in Africa and Middle East
Relief agencies have tapped online volunteers to map damage in stricken areas of the Philippines
New cases in Syria highlight the vulnerability of nearby countries to the viral disease
A researcher is baffled after his results on metabolism appeared in a bogus publication, authored by people who seem to be phantoms
The maverick malaria vaccine achieves 100 percent protection using parasites from irradiated mosquitoes
A global copyright agreement will increase the availability of scientific texts in accessible formats
Reforms have increased the agency's flexibility and shifted its spending toward noncommunicable disorders
High-risk areas might include Shandong province (where the first case of 104 among humans was reported April 23) and a belt extending around the Bohai sea to Liaoning province in the north...
Researchers suspect the H7N9 virus originates in bird markets as human cases rise to 24, including 8 deaths, as of April 9
Hotspots of radiation from the nuclear disaster are still likely to cause localized, small increases in cancer risk, according to a new report by the World Health Organization
Aaron Swartz faced an imminent trial for having downloaded some four million articles from a not-for-profit scholarly archive, and a possible penalty of 35 years in prison and a $1-million fine, which some call disproportionate to his actions...
Food-safety bodies are slamming a feeding study that claims increased cancer incidence in rat subjects
A recently completed genome sequence of the new virus has sped up efforts to come up with a diagnostic test to screen for it