Jan 29, 2015 04:36 PM EST
New research suggests the exact hour of an athlete's bedtime could influence whether they will win or lose.
Jan 29, 2015 04:14 PM EST
A recent study showed treating a woman's elevated blood pressure during pregnancy is safer for both the mother and baby than letting it remain high.
Jan 29, 2015 02:53 PM EST
A new study found many highly religious older adults have favorable views on science, but still reject scientific explanations for creation and evolution.
Jan 29, 2015 02:14 PM EST
Charles Townes, a professor emeritus of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and physicist who invented the laser and received the 1964 Nobel Prize, has died at the age of 99.
Jan 29, 2015 01:14 PM EST
Two factors that are believed to prevent life from forming could actually do the opposite on certain planets that orbit low-mass stars, and these potentially-habitable planets could be discovered in upcoming years.
Jan 29, 2015 11:51 AM EST
Could your night of binge-watching Netflix actually be a sign of underlying feelings of loneliness and depression?
Depression Linked To Brain Inflammation: Could Finding Provide Hope For Patients Who Don't Respond To Antidepressants?
Jan 29, 2015 11:25 AM EST
These types of findings are important because over half of people struggling with depression do not respond to antidepressants.
Jan 29, 2015 10:19 AM EST
Could a frothy pint help fight off neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases?
Jan 28, 2015 07:26 PM EST
Researchers have found a new species of long-necked dinosaur that once walked the Earth in what is now China.
Jan 28, 2015 06:54 PM EST
A common British spider could help scientists create incredibly long fibers that are only a few nanometers thick.
Former NFL Players Who Participated In Tackle Football Before The Age Of 12 At Greater Risk Of Cognitive Problems
Jan 28, 2015 05:29 PM EST
Former National Football League (NFL) who played tackle football were found to be more likely to suffer memory and thinking problems later in life.
Jan 28, 2015 05:08 PM EST
People may be more responsive to placebo drugs that they perceive to be "expensive" than to those with lower costs.
Ancient Genetic Links To Itchy Rashes And Digestive Problems Could Have Given Ancient Humans Evolutionary Advantages
Jan 28, 2015 04:47 PM EST
Could a predisposition to itchy psoriasis have actually given our ancestors a genetic benefit?
Jan 28, 2015 04:26 PM EST
Both weight gain and weight loss were linked to an increased risk of fracture in postmenopausal women.
Jan 28, 2015 10:29 AM EST
New research suggests psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the region of the brain linked to learning from punishment.