Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe. It says certain men may benefit as long as they understand the potential harms.
Soeckchen the secretary bird is now strutting around her home in northern Germany with an artificial leg produced using a 3-D printer.
Since the project began in 2014, about 130 people have come to events, resulting in the digital preservation of more than 600 items and the creation of about 150 profiles of people who took part in the war effort.
As tourism surges in Iceland, many visitors don't realize a large volcano is due to erupt.
On an island about halfway between Oslo and the North Pole is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, an international effort to safeguard the sources of the world's food supply.
Germany faces criticism from some of the web's biggest names over plans to weaken encrypted communication and fine social media sites for hate speech.
It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest.
Human activity isn't just affecting the atmosphere and climate, but also the oceans, rivers, streams, land -- and, most tellingly, the planet's very geology. But not all is gloom and doom: Dr. David Grinspoon outlines causes for hope.
Museum curators in Scotland discovered an ancient Egyptian burial cloth, thousands of years old. The full-length shroud, used to cover the mummified body, depicts the deceased as an Egyptian god.
If human beings finally reach Mars, they may find themselves depending on the humble, if hardy potato.