Around a week ago, a New Zealand beach became a distressing grave site when hundreds of pilot whales became stranded on it and many of them died.
Further boosting scientists’ interest in Ceres, U.S. space agency NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has for the first time spotted organic molecules, the carbon-containing building blocks of life, on the dwarf planet.
Vitamin D supplements help in reducing the risk of developing acute respiratory infections, particularly among vitamin D-deficient people, according to a new study.
NASA will study the risks and costs of sending astronauts on the first flight of a gigantic new rocket that is being built to explore deep space, the space agency’s acting administrator Robert Lightfoot announced.
An extremely rare and potentially lethal bacteria spread by rat urine has killed at least one person in the Bronx area and left two others struggling for their lives, the city's health officials have confirmed.
Amid Republicans’ push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurer Humana Inc. has declared that it will stop selling health insurance plans under Obamacare sometime next year.
U.S. government should allow scientists to alter people’s DNA to prevent serious and strongly heritable disorder and diseases, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine recommended.