Tim Slaten never lost hope that his mother's killer would be caught. But the last person he suspected of committing the crime was his youth football coach.
Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, launched a spacecraft loaded with 5,700 pounds of supplies — including a group of genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' — to the International Space Station on Thursday.
A DNA test has "established with scientific certainty" that Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, is the father of an Arkansas woman's baby, according to a motion filed Wednesday by the woman.
Genetically-modified babies are "highly desirable" to help protect people from disease and could be created ethically within two years, according to a new scientific paper.
Science has identified in the plant kingdom the
A Georgia man was executed Wednesday for a 1994 murder after courts denied appeals involving pleas for new DNA testing and a witness's claim that a different man confessed.
People who smoke tobacco may be at a higher risk of developing depression and schizophrenia, according to a new study.
A spy for Kurdish forces in Syria stole Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's underwear in order to obtain a DNA sample of the ISIS leader and help lead the US military to his location, Kurdish officials have claimed.
Scientists have developed a new gene-editing technology that could potentially correct up to 89% of genetic defects, including those that cause diseases like sickle cell anemia.
DNA testing may determine whether newly discovered bones from an island in the Pacific are those of Amelia Earhart -- and perhaps shed light on what happened to the pioneering aviator after she disappeared.
Custom officers stopped the middle-aged woman because of her strange, lumbering gait. They searched her and found vials of blood stashed in her bra, according to an official statement. Each one was labeled with a pregnant woman's name from China.
The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to implement collection of DNA from migrants who've been arrested, according the Department of Homeland Security.
An experimental prostate cancer therapy may change the way patients are treated for the second-deadliest cancer in men.
In 2006, US scientists published a landmark study that linked lower levels of a gene known as PCSK9 to lower rates of heart disease.
A freezer malfunctioned at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, destroying stored blood stem cells for 56 patients, some of whom are fighting cancer.
An explosion has caused a fire at a Russian biological research facility that's one of only two centers in the world known for housing samples of the smallpox virus.
Genetic genealogy led Florida investigators to a suspect in a 2016 killing, and he has been linked through DNA and other forensic evidence to at least three other slayings from a decade prior, authorities said Monday.
Google kicked off the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a Doodle tribute to Mexican-American botanist and explorer Ynés Mexía.
The 27-year-old patient's prospects were bleak. In May 2016, he found out he had AIDS. Two weeks later, he was told he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. She'd been raped and strangled.
Identical triplets have been jailed for firearms offenses, after police were able to establish that all three brothers were involved in the crimes.
For the first time, scientists have identified the genetic differences associated with left-handedness, a trait found in 10% of the human population.
Sexual orientation cannot be predicted by a single "gay gene," new research indicates.
Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for two Burmese migrant workers convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai resort island in 2014.