A London neonatal nurse thought there was something missing from the array of available emojis: one representing a mother breastfeeding.
A team of Cantabrigian researchers trained eight female Welsh mountain sheep to recognize the faces of four famous people to determine how sheep measure up to monkeys and humans in the task.
Anok Yai, a pre-med sophomore from Plymouth (N.H.) State University, had her picture taken by photographer Steven Hall while attending an event at Howard University's homecoming and is now a professional model.
At home games, fans sitting in Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City send a wave of support to patients sitting across the way at the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, and now they have t-shirts to match.
High school freshmen Tyler Duke and Mason Covington are the youngest recipients of the Betty A. Lowe MD Award for outstanding service to children.
The blue agave plant is already being investigated as the source of treatments for osteoporosis and lowering blood glucose, and now is being used as the raw material in a bio-skin to treat second-and third-degree burns.
A team of scientists from the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick in Ireland has found crystals of lysozyme, a protein plentiful in egg whites from birds, is capable of producing energy when pressed.
Since January, nearly 1,000 people have contracted salmonella poisoning from chickens and ducks in 48 states and the District of Columbia. The CDC says that toll was four times higher than in 2015.
Plastic surgeons work hard to make people more beautiful, but some colleagues believe a few are creating an unflattering spectacle on social media.
Oncologist, bioethicist and super healthcare wonk Ezekiel "Zeke" Emanuel can now add one sweet line to his resume—his own namesake artisanal chocolate bar.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is scoring his biggest philanthropic donation ever with a $7 million gift to Novant Health.
According to research by a team of health experts from the University of Nottingham in England, being in a positive mood when you get your flu shot can increase its protective effects.