The United States, however, ranked lowest among high-income countries, with a life expectancy of 83.3 years for women and 79.5 years for men.
Computer scientists have found a way to help Twitter users on either side of a divisive issue step out of their respective bubbles and reach across the aisle.
Scientists develop a new method to regrow microscopic hair cells that pick up sound.
Palestinian Mohammed Alsheikh took the one-minute record for the most full-body revolutions while holding a chest stand.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that suicide attempts among gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers dropped by 14 percent following the legalization of gay marriage on the state level.
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The discovery of more than 100 seeds in northern China could offer insight into ancient crop varieties and the food people ate two millennia ago.