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When the land is untouched, so is the nighttime sky.
Women who are a little bit older when they have their first child may have a decreased risk of ovarian cancer, a new study finds.
Although dietary supplements are often touted for their health benefits, they may in fact increase your cancer risk, especially if taken in high doses, a new analysis finds.
WASHINGTON — One out of 10 people will experience a seizure at some point in life, but most will never have second episode, so it's hard to say which patients should start taking medication.
Every wine connoisseur knows the value of an aged wine, but few get the opportunity to sample 170-year-old champagne from the bottom of the sea.
The number of new breast cancer cases diagnosed each year in the United States is predicted to rise 50 percent over the next 15 years, a new study suggests.
While a system to wirelessly charge objects has been around for more than a century, it's only now becoming popular because of improvements in technology.
While most female squid and octopuses have just one reproductive cycle before they die, vampire squid go through dozens of egg-making cycles in their lifetimes, a study found.
Alex Leonessa, NSF program director for General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering, describes key challenges in creating truly useful robotic systems to supplementing humans. DARwin-OP, the soccer-playing robot, illustrates some of the issues.
The Polar V800 is a GPS watch that tracks a wide variety of sports — from running and swimming to yoga, dance and CrossFit.
A new set of 56 interactive maps estimates public opinion on climate change across the United States from the national to county level.
Neanderthals may have died off because, unlike their anatomically modern human counterparts, they didn't harness fire for cooking, new research suggests.
Theories and answers about Earth, poop and our health and even why humans have chins — here are some of the most interesting stories in Science.
Curious whales and zombie worms, amazing spiders and endangered frogs represent just a few of our favorite images this week.
The SmartWatch 3 is a smartwatch from Sony that can runs the Android Wear operating system.
The first three months of 2015 set new global heat records.
A medical checkup of people living in remote villages deep in the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela has uncovered striking details about these villagers' microbiomes, the bacteria living on and in their bodies, a new study finds.
The outbreak of flu that has sickened thousands of dogs in the Midwest is a new strain that likely came from Asia, experts say.
What makes scent such a powerful tool to "transport" you back in time?
Images reveal the location and state of the USS Independence, an aircraft carrier involved in WW II and in atomic bomb testing.