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DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
A Polish man paralyzed from the chest down can use a walker and has some leg sensation after a novel treatment, a report says, but some experts warn against premature conclusions.
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
Allison M. Macfarlane, the panel’s first geologist, said she would become the director of the Center for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University.
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
Thousands of health care workers came from across the city to a training session where they were also addressed by the mayor and the governor.
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Passengers arriving from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone must enter at one of five airports that are screening for the disease.
Four straight tests administered to an auxiliary nurse, María Teresa Romero Ramos, have come back negative for the virus, hospital officials said.