WASHINGTON — A technique using high-powered lasers to reveal hidden soft tissue alongside bones in fossils is giving scientists insight into one of the major evolutionary transitions in the history of life: small feathered di..
Squinting while texting? Always losing your reading glasses? An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age. ..
WASHINGTON — To discipline their misbehaving children, parents may use techniques like giving a time out, taking away favorite activities, or spanking. But child psychologist Ross Greene says this controlling style of parenti..
LONDON — Tens of thousands of London private hire drivers could lose their licenses due to new English reading and writing requirements, taxi app Uber said on Tuesday at the start of a court battle to halt the plans.
Improving housing conditions may provide a boost to malaria prevention at a time when other efforts may be losing steam, according to new research.
As Africa rapidly moves away from traditional mud-and-thatch housing, expert..
It's real life back to the future. Architects are taking a new look at wood as they search for renewable, strong building materials with a small carbon footprint. And based on some of the towering structures rising aroun..
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to be flown, the launch co..
WASHINGTON — By using a common bacteria, scientists have figured out a way to potentially sterilize disease-carrying mosquitoes. That could make it possible to control the mosquito that spreads Zika and Dengue.
Wolbachia is ..
GENEVA — The World Health Organization is calling for the urgent development of new antibiotics to fight growing bacterial resistance. For the first time, the U.N. agency has drawn up a list of 12 families of bacteria that po..
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa is one of five countries to conduct the first major clinical trial that attempts to prevent heart disease and stroke among HIV-positive patients, who are at higher risk of these conditions.