Bennet Omalu, the doctor credited with discovering the neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), told ESPN Thursday that a recent autopsy confirmed experimental research into diagnosing CTE in a living person.
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a potentially deadly contagion on the radar of health officials worldwide, along with Ebola and now Zika. Some 1,500 people have been infected, and more than 500 have been killed.
Researchers discovered a new population shift in Europe at the end of the last Ice Age that dispelled the resident humans of northern Europe with a new group that may have survived the Ice Age in a pocket of warmer weather to the south.
Scientists researching PAD4, a protein that plays a role in the development of inflammatory diseases like arthritis and which is regularly found in cancers have uncovered the protein's role in cancer development.
Stars may not accumulate their final mass steadily, as was previously thought, but in a series of violent events manifesting themselves as sharp stellar brightening.
European honey bees appear to be the source of a disease that is affecting bee hives worldwide. And human activity, particularly moving bees from place to place to pollinate crops, is spreading the disease, called deformed wing virus.
An underwater treadmill built specifically for canines and similar-sized animals helps get them back on their feet after an injury, surgery or illness.
Race should no longer be used as a distinguishing factor in human biology and genetics research, contends a new paper. According to the writers, the discoveries in DNA science are far enough advanced that racial classifications do not make sense in terms of genetics.
The Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC) system is intuitive and easy-to-use, and capable of addressing challenging laboratory workflows.
Scientists have identified the key drivers of why some species are absent from reefs in the Indian and Pacific oceans, and which species are most vulnerable.
Indigenous Arabs are direct descendants of humans who migrated out of Africa, before others continued on to colonize Europe and Asia, according to new research.
A new species of tarantula named after the famous singer-songwriter Johnny Cash is one of 14 new spiders discovered in the southwestern United States.
For more than a week, the weather over the continental United States has been punctuated by extreme events. NASA analyzed satellite data that measured the heavy precipitation over ten days.
A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes.
Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical CEO who has reveled in vilifying headlines since notoriously jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, angered legislators on Capitol Hill Thursday.