Friday, October 3, 2014
A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to research published Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Kids who get treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two face a higher risk of childhood obesity, said a U.S. study on Monday.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
A rare remnant of the Berlin Wall lies at the end of an overgrown path next to the Spree River but as the 25th anniversary of its fall approaches, the relic is under threat.
Innovative Stone Age tools may have been developed by people in Eurasia and — contrary to widely held views — not just invented in Africa, a study published Thursday found.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
U.S. space agency NASA's MAVEN spacecraft began orbiting Mars on Sunday, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from warm and wet to cold and dry.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Modern Europeans are descended from three major groups of ancient humans, not two as was previously thought, according to a gene analysis published on Wednesday.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Dubbed the “water monster” by the Aztecs, the axolotl salamander is battling extinction in the remnants of Mexico City's ancient lake, alarming scientists hoping mankind learns from its ability to regenerate organs.
Picture the fearsome movie creatures of “Jurassic Park” crossed with the shark from “Jaws.” Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Canada has located the remains of one of two British explorer ships lost in the Arctic in 1846, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday, hailing the find as historic.