Left alone to handle the health costs of Zika

Left alone to handle the health costs of Zika

After having Zika babies, a growing number of mothers are then abandoned to carry on by themselves.

Can cloning giant sequoias, redwoods help fight climate change?

July 28
Can cloning giant sequoias, redwoods help fight climate change?
Hearty genetics of giant sequoias and redwoods may help combat climate change

Why children fare better in pediatric centers, not adult centers, after car wrecks

July 28
Why children fare better in pediatric centers, not adult centers, after car wrecks
Science
July 30

Health briefs: Cutting kids' sugar helps their hearts

Obese children who cut sugar from their diets saw improvements in markers of heart disease after just nine days, a study in Atherosclerosis found. For…
Science
July 30

Science briefs: Human eye can detect a single photo

Your eyes may be more sensitive than you ever thought possible. Researchers reported that our warm, wet, multicellular eyes have evolved such a high level…
Nation
July 28

Global partnership launched to speed antibiotic development

Forces joined in the fight against resistant bacteria.
Business
July 28

Insecticide can reduce male honeybees' ability to reproduce, study says

This is first time they're tied to male reproduction.
Science
July 28

New clues emerge of ancestor of all living things

A surprisingly specific genetic portrait of the ancestor of all living things has been generated by scientists who say that the likeness sheds considerable light…
Science
July 28
A group of neuropsychiatrists and Alzheimer´┐Żs experts are proposing th...

Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing

Symptoms once written off as psychiatric issues may be early clues.
Science
July 28

Why, at 119 pounds, did she have all the hallmarks of obesity?

Woman's medical mystery helped reveal the surprising connection between obesity and dire medical problems.
Nation
July 27

New type of Alzheimer's drug falters in final stage of trials

A new type of drug to treat Alzheimer’s failed its first big clinical trial, though there was a hint it might be effective for certain…
World
July 26

Dolly may have been decrepit, but her sister clones are aging well

When Dolly the sheep was born 20 years ago, the University of Edinburgh’s famous girl was the first mammal created by way of true cloning.…
World
July 26

26,750 miles, zero fuel: Historic solar flight completes first round-the-world journey

In a first, men complete global trip in solar plane.
Nation
July 25

'Don't let anyone tell you that this country isn't great'

Sen. Bernie SandersThe Vermont senator, who was greeted by a several-minute thunderous ovation, gave his trademark stump speech, calling for greater income equality. But he…
Nation
July 25

Notes from the campaign trail

Biden rally: Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first campaign rally for Hillary Clinton next month in his hometown of Scranton, Pa. Biden had…
Nation
July 25

Tuesday's speakers highlights at the Democratic National Convention

Speakers include former President Bill Clinton; former Cantor Fitzgerald executive Lauren Manning, one of the most severely injured survivors of Sept. 11; Joe Sweeney, a…
Science
July 23

Science briefs: Botanists find 11,000-plus Amazon tree species and counting

Think it’s tough to catch 151 Pokémon Go monsters? Imagine trying to collect more than 15,000. That’s what botanists studying the trees of the Amazon…
World
July 23

Temperatures climb to record highs in the Middle East

The temperature in Mitribah, Kuwait, surged Thursday to a blistering 129.2 degrees. And on Friday in Basra, Iraq, the mercury soared to 129.0 degrees. If…
Science
July 23

Health briefs: Hot lines help predict dengue outbreaks faster

Calls to public health hot lines can predict dengue fever outbreaks two or three weeks earlier than local hospitals can confirm them, said a study…
Nation
July 21

No link found between IVF, higher risk of breast cancer, large study says

Women who undergo in vitro fertilization to have a baby have enough to worry about without fretting about a possible increase in their risk for…
Science
July 21

Doctors get creative to distract tech-savvy kids before surgery

Surgery can make anyone anxious, but it is especially hard for young children. Kids going into surgery may be separated from their parents for the…
Science
July 21

One step for robot-kind: Researchers build robot to walk like human

The DURUS robot can walk more than a mile in man’s shoes. A pair of size 13 Adidas sneakers, to be specific. Engineers at the…
Science
July 21
In this Saturday, July 9, 2016 photo, Dr. Zoe Maher, a Temple trauma s...

Less may be more in trauma treatment

Study will test whether IV, intubation help or hurt.