Saturday, October 5, 2013
People who read literary fiction are better than readers of popular fiction or nonfiction at figuring out the emotions of others, according to a U.S. study out Thursday.
Monday, September 30, 2013
A handful of barely driven vintage Chevrolets fetched more than half a million dollars on Saturday at an auction that drew thousands of car buffs from around the world to a small northeast Nebraska town.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
The latest species to join Dutch police is hard at work behind the blacked-out windows of a building in Rotterdam: rats learning to sniff out crime and a new forensic future.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Children -- like adults -- are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large U.S. study to gauge use by teenage students.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Eating more whole fresh fruit, especially blueberries, grapes, apples and pears, is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more fruit juice has the opposite effect, says a study.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Adult obesity in the U.S. still isn't budging, the latest government survey shows.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Australian doctors Friday called for the smacking of children by parents to be made illegal, saying it was too easy to blur the line between reasonable discipline and abuse.
Taller women may face a higher risk of many cancers than their shorter counterparts, according to a U.S. study released Thursday.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
The new MERS coronavirus that has claimed dozens of lives in the Middle East does not yet have the ability to trigger a pandemic, but vigilance is needed in case it mutates, French scientists said on Friday.
On any given day, some 80,000 patients in Europe are fighting an infection they picked up in hospital, often while in intensive care, the EU's disease monitoring agency said in a survey published on Thursday.