The story of a Salvadoran fisherman who says he survived more than a year adrift on the Pacific Ocean raises many medical questions.
HEALTHBEAT: Scientists wire man's arm to robotics in quest for artificial hand that can feel
HEALTHBEAT: Scientists add sense of touch to robotic hand, a step to more lifelike prosthetics
Researchers are trying to determine how much time phone users spend engaged with their devices. And, a new app attempts to quantify why many have a "phone jones."
Bad pollution plagues both New Delhi and Beijing, but which city is taking steps to tackle?
Oxygen slowing rising after massive fish kill at Nevada marina; no toxins in latest tests
Surfing the Intranet: North Korea's authoritarian alternative to the World Wide Web
Prince Charles calls climate-change deniers 'headless chicken brigade'
Fans of China's 'Jade Rabbit' lunar rover await news of its status after mechanical problems
At Jerusalem mosque, a renewed attempt to preserve old, decaying manuscripts
Son of assassinated Pakistani premier opens controversial cultural festival in ancient ruins
A University of Virginia graduate's private foundation is giving $10 million to the school to support its new Data Science Institute.
Merck joins other drugmakers, contract research labs vowing not to do research on chimpanzees
Fla. law agency believes chemist stole drug evidence being tested in criminal cases
Amid drought, California says state water won't be available to agencies serving millions
Is an earworm your Waterloo (as in Abba's tune)? Study finds what helps people oust that tune
Mouse study suggests why some vitamins might spur cancer, backing longtime warning for smokers
Mexico reports dramatic drop in Monarch butterflies, migration may disappear
Blue-eyed, dark-skinned hunter-gatherer emerges from ancient European DNA
Scientists find plague DNA in 6th-century teeth, warn new strains could spark future pandemics