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The majestic vulture is on the decline across the globe, and if they fade, what will happen to the carrion they clear from the Earth?
As temperatures warm, so do runways, with troubling results.
A woman in Washington state is the first person to die of measles in the United States in a dozen years, but how did doctors miss her diagnosis.
The author of the Alice books was also a fan of clever word puzzles and logic games.
A solar plane currently soaring over the Pacific Ocean, from Japan to Hawaii, has set a slew of new world records, logging the farthest and longest flights made so far in a solar-powered aircraft.
People with colorectal cancer may live longer if they are overweight or obese, rather than thin, a new study finds.
Fourth of July weekend is a popular time to hit the beach, but this year, vacationers may not be the only ones swarming the waters off North Carolina.
The return of Ebola cases to Liberia is worrisome, and raises questions about whether the country was really free of the disease to begin with, experts say.
Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. Charleston. Not only are mass shootings tragedies in their own rights, they appear to be contagious, according to a new study that also found such criminal acts may spread due to sensational media coverage.
Slinky snake robots could get a better grip when climbing, thanks to new research on how a seahorse's tail works, according to a new study.
More than 10,000 people in the United States were monitored for symptoms of Ebola this past fall and winter, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fireworks in purple, blue and red owe their vibrant displays to elements now coursing through your blood stream.
Cancer death rates will continue to decline in the United States through 2020, including death rates from some of the leading cancers in both men and women, a new study says.
The woolly mammoth's genome has been sequenced, revealing several key adaptations to the cold that could help scientists design elephant-mammoth hybrids.
New photographs of deep-sea creatures could hold the key to helping predict climate change.
See the vibrant creatures who dwell on the Arctic Ocean seafloor.
Despite their reputation as wildlife killers, cats seem to stick to urban and residential areas, while coyotes prowl wilder spaces, research finds.
Coastal seabirds can fly over large swaths of ocean for days on end, not stopping until they reach their favorite feeding spot. Scientists have long wondered how these birds manage to find their way home.
Placebos can make people feel better, so why not use them?
A goldfish meant to be a light snack for one the world's largest freshwater fish has lived undetected in the same tank with its predator for seven years.