Science has failed yet again to come with with hormonal birth control for men. The most recent study was stopped because the men weren't willing to put up with side effects like mood swings and acne.
State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.
Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. A global coalition of environmental groups is watching to see if the companies are keeping their promises.
A new study shows referees are much more likely to make calls that favor the team whose coaches and players are on the sideline closest to the potential penalty.
Findings provide new evidence pushing back school start times, to let adolescents sleep and wake up when it's more natural, researchers say. It's going to bed late that creates problems.
President Obama says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering rerouting the Dakota Access Pipeline to address Native American concerns.
Nearly every medic in the U.S. military is now trained in San Antonio. Shaped by combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, that training has evolved to improve care and save more lives.
A new analysis of debris found from the plane suggests it was not attempting an emergency landing.
The tobacco giant is supporting its first cigarette tax — 60 cents more per pack. But some health groups oppose Missouri's ballot measure, as do some education groups that would benefit from the tax.
An easier way to edit genes, called CRISPR-Cas9, is revolutionizing biomedical research. But as patents and big prizes hover, some contributors to the discovery aren't getting much credit.
It has been called the biggest biotech breakthrough of our time. Now, patents and Nobel prizes loom, but many scientists in many labs contributed — some that continue to toil in obscurity.
An employee with the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska took a video of undulating ice in the Chena River — and added a creepy soundtrack. Facebook users took care of the rest.
A federal judge has tentatively signed off on the agreement between local residents and two companies over a 2014 chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people.
Decades ago, researchers introduced a new theory of policing. It's called Broken Windows, and is seen by many as a cure-all for crime. But the idea is often used in ways its creators never intended.
A new study suggests a handful of earthquakes in the 1920s and 1930s were associated with increasingly deep and frequent drilling for oil near Los Angeles. Since then, drilling practices have changed.
A Russian Soyuz space capsule touched down in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning local time, delivering Kate Rubins, Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi safely back to Earth.
A space rock zips by earth Sunday night. Astronomers know it doesn't pose a threat, in part thanks to a new automated warning program called Scout.
The egg industry may soon eliminate a wasteful – and to some, horrifying – practice: Slaughtering male chicks. New technology can identify male embryos in eggs before they enter incubation chambers.
Many bakers treat their sourdough starters like a family heirloom. Some starters date back decades, even centuries. Now researchers want to analyze your starters to unlock their flavor secrets.
At 600,000 square miles, the sanctuary covers an area twice the size of Texas and is known as polar "Garden of Eden." This unanimous agreement is the result of years of negotiations.