The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV...
Wearing small recording devices could reduce violent confrontations, but without careful planning and better research, the attempt could backfire
World population will hit nearly 11 billion by 2100
As nations dither on meaningful steps to combat climate change, localities are stepping in with their own measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases
Conservative Iowans make cash from wind turbines and solar power on their land
The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter curbs on ground-level ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions
How far is it from being to nothingness? I hope it's a journey you never decide to take, but wherever death by firearm is the most common method of suicide, it's about half an inch.
The problem is particularly acute in North America, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said
In order to get more information about the forest here at the Sikundur research station in North Sumatra, I've set up four camera traps, which I'm using to get a better look at the wildlife around the site...
The Ecuadorian government's closure of the station's gift shop could doom the foundation that runs the key research station
In the last few years, stories have abounded in the press of the successes of the Large Hadron Collider, most notably the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Pedestrians avoid bumping into each other by anticipating when their paths would collide
On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty taste of the country’s air.
The World Health Organization issues a new report on the neglected public health issue of drowning
The U.S. national standard pre-empts the current patchwork of state laws and applies to restaurant chains with 20 or more outlets
One of the world’s most iconic and beloved animals is quickly disappearing. Fifteen years ago about 140,000 giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) roamed the plains and forests of Africa...
One area of brain science that has drawn intense interest in recent years is the study of what psychologists call reconsolidation—a ponderous technical term that, once translated, means giving yourself a second chance...
In May of 2012, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau took his own life by shooting himself in the chest. Seau was dealing with depression, mood swings and insomnia.
A benchmark report estimates that the cost of bringing a drug to market has more than doubled in the past 10 years