Uganda is currently experiencing an outbreak of Marburg virus, a disease that is similar to Ebola and at best kills half of all victims.
The (likely) oldest form of life on Earth was recently found thriving in Tasmania, giving us a true glimpse of our planet 3.7 billion years ago.
The female praying mantis is known to eat the male, but even if this occurs during sex it doesn't prevent a male from completing the act.
The unique structure of parrotfish teeth allow them to eat coral without breaking them, and as a result their poop helps to form beautiful white sand beaches.
Adults who are sexually attracted to minors between the ages of 15 and 17 are not exactly pedophiles, but their actions still have lasting consequences.
Stress can be hereditary, but new research suggests it doesn’t have to be.
The harm of childhood sexual abuse doesn’t end once you grow up and can have health consequences that last a lifetime.
It's like lightning in a bottle—without the bottle.
The monstrous claw belongs to a super large lobster that is likely still alive out there on the Welsh coast.
Evidence that some individuals may confuse their fructan sensitivity for a gluten sensitivity.
The foreboding creature has an equally foreboding namesake.
Here's what's going on inside your head when you hum a song, and why this knowledge is so important for medicine.
An Indian man's leg swelled to weigh 55 pounds after he contracted a parasitic infection via a mosquito bite.
A womb transplant could radically change the lives of women with uterine diseases and transgender women.
Incredibly entertaining and accurate YouTube video explains childbirth using simple household objects.
Closure is never easy following extreme trauma, but according to one grief counselor, the religious ties in Sunderland Springs Texas may help the small community pull through.
The name confusion tells a story of two nations divided by a common language.
Daylight saving time is not only outdated, but also potentially unhealthy. Here's one alternative that could keep more accurate time and promote better health.
This Morehouse College student is having a moment.
A newly “ancient” galaxy may help us better understand how and why galaxies take on their many beautiful shapes and forms.