Cancer treatments aim to kill tumor cells, and the immune system is tasked with getting rid of the resulting corpses.
Spending too much time in front of screens can elongate your eyes and increase the risk of other eye conditions down the line.
The fossil of an ancient sea squirt found in a collection at the Utah Museum of Natural History turned out to be the oldest of its kind.
Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. progressively worsened from 1999 to 2019, a new study finds, and Black populations face the greatest risk.
"Vaginal seeding" may help restore the gut microbiome of cesarean-born babies, a small trial suggests. However, the practice isn't currently recommended by leading experts and previous studies have warned of its potential safety risks.
Brain implants developed by Elon Musk's company Neuralink have been approved for human testing. The safety of the devices previously came under scrutiny following reports of "botched surgeries" in animal test subjects.
A man escaped death after being stung by a swarm of 1,000 killer bees, yet previous similar incidents have proved fatal. Why do some people survive and others don't?
Oklahoma's state health department is investigating a cluster of illnesses in people who swam in local lakes and rivers. The cause remains unknown, but a dangerous brain-eating amoeba has been ruled out.
Scientists use a novel application of chromosomal analysis to finally answer a question that has challenged biologists for over a century.
A new case report provides the first account of "face blindness" emerging after a COVID-19 infection.