Plague is often depicted as shifting the course of human history, but scholars say an outbreak that has been blamed for the demise of the Roman Empire likely didn't kill half the world's population in just a few years.
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The Environment Protection Agency plans to limit the scientific research that the government can use to form public health regulations, The New York Times reported.
Paul McCartney has made a new music video for animal rights group PETA in a campaign to end animal testing.
And we have takeoff. A research flight set to test human limits on long-haul flights during what will be the first commercial flight to travel non-stop from New York to Sydney has departed John F. Kennedy International Airport.
An experimental prostate cancer therapy may change the way patients are treated for the second-deadliest cancer in men.
Pizza might protect against cancer, why wombats poop in cubes and a diaper changing machine that can be used on human babies -- these are just some of the research and inventions awarded at this year's Ig Nobel Prizes, a spoof of the actual Nobel Prize awards.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a commitment to fully eliminate animal testing by 2035.
Another puzzle piece has been recovered in the quest to understand a close and relatively recent addition to the human family tree.
The maker of a gene therapy for babies did not inform federal regulators about
Have you ever noticed the popularity of white robots?
The National Institutes of Health issued new requirements Friday for scientists seeking government funding for research that uses human fetal tissue, and the changes are raising concern among some researchers.
An Ohio county fair's grand champion lamb is under investigation after a veterinarian found performance-enhancing drugs in its system.
Earth is the only currently habitable planet in our solar system, but that's never stopped scientists from proposing ways to make Mars a little more human-friendly.
There may be new hope for stroke patients: An experimental nerve stimulation therapy helped reduce disability, new research finds.
Squirrel monkey chirps filled a small ranch-style building in north Gainesville, Florida -- a chorus that made Kari Bagnall's smile swell even wider.