University of Tasmania finds 35 species face shifts in their ranges and egg-laying patterns as the waters off south-east Australia warm faster than average
An unvaccinated child who went to the doctor with measles in Oakland, California, sends another baby to quarantine, leaving one mom to ask why. "Their choice endangered my child," she says.
By dipping live specimens in a chemical concoction, scientists are able to keep them alive in the vacuum conditions normally required for field emission scanning electron microscopy.
Astra Zeneca announces a research programme to develop a generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.
Listening to icebergs could help to assess the extent of glacier melt, a study suggests.
Lethargic mice unexpectedly perk up when injected with immune cells from bullied mice, a discovery which could point to new depression treatments
When patients with Parkinson's disease received an injection described as an effective drug costing $1,500 per dose, their motor function improved significantly more than when they got one supposedly costing $100, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Bill Gates is part of the world's elite brain trust but there's still one thing that makes the Microsoft founder feel "stupid."
A sophisticated prediction software ran tens of thousands of scenarios and picked one team to win 60 percent of the time
The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety tested more than three dozen late-model vehicles to see if new safety features are preventing deaths. Chip Reid reports on the results.
Air Force One is getting an upgrade. CBS News aviation expert Mark Rosenker tells CBSN's Jeff Glor and Gigi Stone Woods that the Air Force will replace the current fleet of presidential planes with Boeing's 747-8 model.
People are able to read better when their visual processing is more sensitive to auditory information
The outbreak has so far claimed 8,795 lives across the affected West African region
New research shows that teenagers' brains aren't fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.
Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn't end there.
It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.
Researchers would use cohort of 1 million Americans pooled from smaller studies to study disease-gene links, improve personalized medicine
Naked mole rats enjoy exceptionally long, healthy lives, and there's more than good genes at work
Scientists say impact of bringing forward girl’s first period by 2.7 months is likely to be modest
Melbourne-based study of children given nut protein with probiotic has transformed the lives of 80% of those who took part in clinical trial
Microsoft research chief admits that AI will pose legal, ethical and psychological issues as it becomes more sophisticated
New Yorkers caught the wimpy end of Juno, but the carbon charged storm chin-checked New England.
Some people have non-human neighbors of the usual, inspiring kind: Bald eagles and bears, sea lions and salamanders, the sort of creatures found in nature documentaries intoned by deep-voiced narrators who plead on our planet's behalf. But I live in New York City. The star of this show, a charismatic megafauna of my own particular wilderness, is none other than the rat — and what science is teaching us may change how we think of this oft-reviled creature, and maybe even ourselves.
Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction.
Nasa's Curiosity rover gets straight back to work after a software upgrade by drilling a new test hole.
The Google-sponsored competition to land a spacecraft on the moon has awarded "milestone prizes" to five competing teams
Zoom in on a star's vibrations and, if they're related by the golden ratio, you might see fractals, like a coastline. This could tell us about what's going on inside
Supernovae were thought to need help from a nearby star – if they don't, we may have to rethink how we measure cosmic distances as well as dark energy
Sunshine police take note, the latest guidelines from the UK's health advisory body NICE suggest we should actively seek out some rays