WASHINGTON — Move over sweet and salty: Researchers say we have a distinct and basic taste for fat, too. Although, it is nowhere near as delicious as it sounds.
CAPE CANAVERAL (Florida) — Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbour life.
LONDON — Eye drops could soon be used to treat patients who have cataracts.
LONDON — If you like the mellow sounds of jazz singer Norah Jones, you could well be what a new study calls "an empathiser" who responds to the emotions of others.
SEATTLE — The annual July tally of endangered orcas is complete, and researchers have counted 81 whales, including four babies born since last winter.
BERLIN — Scientists say they have sequenced the genome of the brown kiwi for the first time, revealing that the shy, flightless bird likely lost its ability to see colours after...
NEW YORK — Women who develop slight but detectable deficits in memory and mental acuity late in life tend to decline faster than men with mild impairment, researchers reported...