Riddle: I've got the body of a humpless camel, the feet of a rhinoceros, and a snorkel‑like nose half as long as an elephant. What am I?
Alzheimer's, a brain disorder associated with memory loss, is caused when plaque accumulates on neurons, killing the cells off and causing brain shrinkage.
The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.
According to another theory, life on Earth may not have begun with RNA but rather with amino acids able to fold into proteins in a high salt environment.
Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!
Unless you've experienced problems with your liver, you may not appreciate the many important responsibilities of this pretty extraordinary organ.
It's time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. This is where we define a cool science term. Today's word is Homocysteine.
Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.