In a new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, Johns Hopkins University researchers describe how they used a robust genetic technique to better understand how the Anopheles gambiae mosquito processes odor.
The now 17-year-old won a computer science fair at Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep in 2015 for an algorithm that improved on the results of conventional mammography analysis.
A little bacteria won't stop Dr. Aaron Carroll. He says he'll gladly eat food that's fallen on the floor. Take that bashers of the five-second rule!
True fans of a certain Chicago baseball team are said to bleed Cubbie blue. But Beckham Zobrist wears his loyalty upfront: The 7-year-old Cubs fan's prosthetic eye bears the team logo.
A new study suggests patient care may vary depending on whether the doctor is a Democrat or a Republican—at least when it comes to such hot-button health issues as firearms safety.
A “Jeopardy” viewer accused the CBS quiz show of using its airtime to “promote and propagandize” the Affordable Care Act with “slanted questions” and “misleading answers” during a June 2013 episode.
Researchers found taking a ride on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster at Walt Disney World in Orlando can cause kidney stones to pass.
A professor at the Imperial College London has invented a nontoxic, synthetic alcohol that he hopes will eliminate hangovers by 2050, according to the Independent.
A year after cutting off his left ear, suffering subsequent breakdowns and spending time in an asylum, Vincent van Gogh died of a gunshot wound—an apparent suicide. The world has wondered ever since what ailed him. Recently, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam created a full exhibition and...
Daniela Gilsanz and Ryan Murphy hatched the idea in a class at the Rhode Island School of Design. The result is the Period Game, an educational board game about the menstrual cycle that's loaded with puns and doesn't take itself too seriously.
The new 5-pound ($6.60) bill introduced Sept. 13 is made of a strong polymer and can handle a trip through the washing machine without shredding, unlike the paper cash it's replacing.
Australian researchers recently published an analysis that found a feature in the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel has created errors in about 20% of genetics papers published in leading scientific journals such as Nature and Science.