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Apr 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET
Variations in a single gene appear to play a major role in how old we look.
Mar 31, 2016 10:28 AM ET
A third of residents in a remote Italian village are over 100. Researchers aim to learn their secret.
Mar 7, 2016 03:00 PM ET
When faced with a lack of weather data, researchers look to shipwrecks to understand hurricanes in history.
Oct 13, 2015 11:00 AM ET
A babbling river on Mars may have pushed pebbles along for some 30 miles -- according to new analysis of images taken by the Curiosity rover.
Oct 8, 2015 11:14 AM ET
That feel-good, floaty feeling runners get comes from the same molecules found in marijuana, research finds.
Aug 4, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Earthworms manage to digest dead plant matter despite plants' toxic defenses. Now scientists know how they do it.
Jun 25, 2015 11:45 AM ET
Brain imaging reveals distinct patterns in the brains of eight survivors of a near catastrophic flight.
May 2, 2015 07:17 AM ET
Prince George now has a baby sister, who was born Saturday morning to the delight of a nation. Continue reading →
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