Study shows tracking eye movement gives us away when we look at familiar faces
Citizen-funded spacecraft is highest-performing solar sail to date and first to demonstrate ability to orbit Earth in controlled way
Malaria kills more than 400,000 people every year, but malaria prevention expert Dr. Paul Krezanoski says insecticide-treated bed nets can help reduce that number
Unrelated variants of deadly Candida auris cropped up simultaneously in South America, Asia and Africa, and it has spread to more than 30 countries in the past decade
A new study shows people with autism and people without found jokes funnier if they were paired with laughter, suggesting autistic people may not interpret all social cues as differently as expected
Fifty years ago, two American astronauts became the first humans to walk on the Moon. But before humans had left Earth, animal astronauts had blazed a trail into space. VOA’s Kerry Hensley has more.
Fifty years ago, two American astronauts became the first humans to walk on the Moon. But before humans had left Earth, animal astronauts blazed a trail into space. VOA’s Kerry Hensley has more.
Data show people don’t use their bed nets consistently, a possible contributor to the recent slowdown in the progress in the fight against the disease
Pollinators that help plants reproduce, like bees and moths, and spiders that prey on agricultural pests like aphids and beetles are deemed especially important
Trump’s encouragement and military display may not be enough to reverse declining military recruitment
Spiders that were raised in groups almost never tried to eat the unfamiliar spider, but those raised alone went on the attack 40% of the time, according to the study
US space agency’s newly announced mission will explore the icy moon from the air and the ground to determine whether life ever arose there
1,400-year-old Peruvian water-diverting method is example of how indigenous methods could supplement existing modern infrastructure in water-scarce countries worldwide
New research shows that computer models help pig farmers see how avoiding risky behaviors can slow the spread of deadly illnesses
Researchers were surprised that people chose self-image over self-interest