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The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests.
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Some clinicians think marijuana may help ease the transition out of addiction, while critics say substituting one drug for another is no solution.
The expeditions of William Beebe and his coed Department of Tropical Research are remembered at an upcoming show at The Drawing Center in New York.
If a fusion experiment in France succeeds, it could shape the power plants of the future and contribute greatly to reducing planet-warming emissions.
A naturalist in England found the early-blooming plant had moved up its schedule by nearly two months — a foreboding sign of a warming climate.
Remembering events from no earlier than age 3½ or 4 is typical, studies have found. The phenomenon is known as childhood amnesia.
A research cruise in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument produced video of alien-looking deep sea life.
The Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault, extending from San Diego to Los Angeles, could rupture along its entire length, scientists have found.
The research vehicle Okeanos Explorer is collecting video and data from the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
Scientists describe a remarkable collection of dinosaur tracks on beaches in Western Australia.
An Australian university has asked amateur stargazers to help find a possible ninth planet.
Mr. Trump’s inaugural budget blueprint is a narrow-minded document that sacrifices American innovation to small-bore politics.
After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.
A group of researchers created a ruse to draw attention to the seamy side of open-access journals, some of which will publish just about anything for a fee.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Using a wealth of new scientific information, a seasoned homicide detective has developed a theory in a death 5,300 years ago.
Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.
Research is under way to determine how clock changes affect children's sleep patterns.