Chicago mom investigated after letting her daughter walk the dog alone

A neighbor called the police on a Chicago mom for letting her 8-year-old walk the dog…

The real reason why eggs come in so many shapes and sizes may be childishly simple

A new study suggests the shape of an egg is determined by how much time a…

Rest easy, lazy bones: Evolution is on your side

New research suggests slow and steady wins the marathon that is evolution.

Scientists may have found the ultimate food preservative, and it's entirely plant-based

The end of artificial preservatives may be near — thanks to the power of plants and…

At last, the secret to making mummies revealed

Scientists have unlocked the ancient Egyptian recipe that was first used to preserve bodies.

A teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so teachers across America gave him theirs

Colleagues from across the country transferred their paid sick days to cancer survivor Robert Goodman.

When people and pets at this shelter need inspiration, all they have to do is look up

A shiny, 20-foot tall dog lets new arrivals at a Denver animal shelter know they're in…

If you get too much sleep, you're not doing your body any favors either

Several studies suggests some people may be sleeping their way to an early death

How a dog found in a garbage pile in Egypt found his calling in America

Lucky was a broken street dog until he journeyed half a world away to inspire others.

Researchers discover mesmerizing underwater world teeming with new life

Canadian researchers been remotely exploring newly discovered seamounts, some at least as high as the Rockies,…