Researchers are trying to better understand ocean water temperatures, which is an important factor in rising sea levels.
In his book Being Mortal, surgeon Atul Gawande argues that more medicine may not be better medicine in end-of-life care.
Brookhaven National Laboratory cooks up tiny ephemeral batches of quark-gluon soup that are said to be the most "perfect" fluid ever discovered.
With production of experimental treatments slow-going, rapid diagnostic testing could be the best bet for containing the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
From its role in biological systems to cultural products, “shape is information that can tell us a story,” says biologist Dan Chitwood.
The surfaces in a home reflect the distinct blend of bacteria that inhabit the people that live there.
Four decades of scientific studies suggest the food additive MSG may not deserve its toxic reputation.