NEW YORK (AP) — National Geographic Channel is targeting a subject that's literally over our heads, bringing it down to Earth in an ambitious two-hour special.
CHICAGO (AP) — A volunteer slips her arms into a gauzy yellow hospital gown and approaches a medical crib holding a tiny newborn hooked up to noisy machines.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been indicted on federal charges of stealing a fossilized dinosaur footprint from the Jurassic period.
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Army researchers are studying how hard soldiers — both women and men — have to work at battlefield tasks as the scientists strive to define gender-neutral fitness standards for troops in combat units.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday that its blockbuster vaccine against pneumonia, blood and other infections met its goal of preventing illness in vulnerable elderly patients in a huge study required by U.S. regulators.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal court on Wednesday invalidated the key patent for one of Pfizer's most lucrative medicines, potentially opening the door for cheaper generic versions 18 months sooner than expected and cutting into the drugmaker's profit.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended months of speculation about her political future on Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek a third term in office.
The U.S. stock market was headed for a lower open Wednesday as concerns about China's economic outlook weighed on investors.
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese government-funded laboratory said Tuesday it is considering retracting a research paper describing a simple way of turning ordinary cells from mice into stem cells.
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and both sides spent millions auditioning national strategies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" that end up in the ocean. But their efforts are too late to help in the case of a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University will name its public health school after an institute founded by Michael Milken, a philanthropist and advocate for medical research, after he helped generate three record-setting gifts totaling $80 million for the school.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.
CHICAGO (AP) — These days, it's faster and cheaper than ever to decipher a person's entire DNA. But a small study suggests that looking for disease risks that way may not be ready for the masses.