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The number of new cancer cases worldwide is on the rise, according to a new report that looked at cancer cases in 118 countries.
In a feat that calls to mind the memory-tweaking technology in the film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," a team of researchers restored "lost memories" in the brains of mice.
Two volcanic islands that were recently born in the Red Sea are providing scientists with new information about a little-known rift in Earth's crust.
The major gateway for modern humans out of Africa may have been Egypt, a new genetic analysis suggests. This finding may help scientists reconstruct how humans evolved as they wandered across the globe.
Male wolf spiders use "purring" vibrations to serenade their sweethearts, but this wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations, new research finds.
Male wolf spiders (Gladicosa gulosa) use vibration to communicate. Unlike other wolf spider species, they create airborne sounds that are audible, but females can only "hear" the vibrations when they resonate on a dry leaf.
A paralysis-inducing wasp, a color-changing toad and a bat with eerily long teeth — what do all of these critters have in common?
In 2014, 139 new species of plants and animals were discovered in parts of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, an area collectively known as the Greater Mekong region.
An ancient seal from a clay vessel unearthed in Israel depicts a woman playing a lyre, and may be the oldest depiction of musical performance.
The jet stream off the East Coast of the United States controls an important climate pattern in the Atlantic Ocean.
In June 2012, a network of 16,000 computers trained itself to recognize a cat, by looking at 10 million images from YouTube videos.
Few foods are as cool as a cucumber, which is low in calories and high in valuable nutrients.
Tattoos may cause long-term problems, such as itching, swelling and redness at the area, new research suggests.
About 1 in 20 people in the general population have hallucinated at some point in their life, according to a new study.
To shape your "plastic" brain for the better, get exercising.
How much would you spend on a few strands of a dead man's hair?
A University of Miami residence hall apartment was set up to test the closed-loop water recycling system and the results are promising.
Researchers are working to find ways to coax genetically engineered bacteria into detecting human diseases.
The Millipedes (Motyxia sequoiae), which have only been found in the Sierra Nevada region of California, have a unique walk and "give off a green-blue glow," according to Virginia Tech assistant professor Paul Marek.