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.
Aging at the cellular level depends on a wide array of factors — including diet. New research is focusing on factors that could help extend life.
The MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change contest is offering a nine-figure grant for a plan to solve a major world problem.
Due to a lack of guidance, some doctors are three times more likely to prescribe an opioid than other doctors within the same hospital, a new study found.
The ancient, gold-ornamented weapon found in Scotland still has fur skin around its scabbard.
Three winter sports pro athletes head to an active volcano in the South Pacific for the fiery ride of their lives.
A 12,000-year-old site reveals signs that prehistoric people used stones and ochre to paint the bodies of the dead, and then smashed the stones to "kill" them.
We spend way too much time looking in the wrong places — but science offers clues to improve our house hunting.