Neonicotinoids, the chemicals commonly found in pesticides, have been linked to colony collapse in bee populations.
The process that triggers sleep during periods of boredom also offers a pathway for developing less addictive, more therapeutic sleep aids.
China's Micius satellite successfully relayed a video chat between the presidents of China and Austria's academies of sciences using quantum technology.
Two reports highlight the use of antibiotic-fed beef, pork, and chicken in American restaurants and the growing risk of antibiotic-resistant illnesses around the world.
As the Mediterranean Sea dried up during the Messinian Age and removed downward pressure on the Earth's surface, volcanic activity increased in the region.
A New Zealand-based engineer says dumping CO2 in an deep ocean trench off the coast of Sumatra offers a possible storage site for captured emissions.
Political bias has been shown to influence a person’s view of the truth, but new research suggests people who trust their instincts are more likely to believe false information.
A new paper suggests the ancient Greeks built and rebuilt structures on fissures created by earthquakes, viewing the tremors as mystical occurrences.
Eighty-two percent of residents living in shantytowns along the US-Mexico border reported suffering from at least one chronic illness — three times the average among American adults.
A study of drugs aimed at preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) found that comprehensive vaccination could greatly reduce the onset of several types of cancers, including of the cervix.