Articles By Roxanne Palmer
A new theory says that childbirth is timed to occur just as women approach a 'metabolic danger zone' after which they'll be taxed beyond their limits.
Scientists and pet owners alike are finding that animals can be gamers too.
Researchers working in the relatively new field of "synthetic biology" aim to make biological parts as standardized as screws and nails. They're on the precipice of being able to do great things and perhaps change the nature of medical treatments and space travel.
The disease dubbed "Adult-Onset Immunodeficiency" by researchers is not caused by a virus, meaning it is not contagious.
Though ranchers in many countries prefer using hot iron to mark their horses, the practice is painful -- and over time, the brands become near-impossible to read, a new study claims.
A new paper hypothesizes that the early universe was liquid-like but then "crystallized' into our current universe, with three spatial dimensions and one time dimension.
A spritz of "hydrogel" coating turns out to keep bananas fresher longer, scientists claim.
There's a burgeoning crop of studies that suggest minority groups have higher rates of disordered sleep than Caucasians.
By looking at earthquake data, scientists were able to get a clear picture of the interaction between the continental South American plate and the Caribbean Plate, which is mostly oceanic.
Perhaps you've seen a Photoshopped picture showing three planets in our solar system perfectly aligned with the tips of Egyptian pyramids. One astronomer explains how the celestial event scheduled for later this year won't be quite as dramatic as advertised.