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An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal. The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize to Maryam Mirzakhani (Mari-ee-'AHM Meer-zawk-'AHNI) and three others. The pri
New concerns are being raised about the health hazards of triclosan. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss the risks.
Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients.
The University of Pennsylvania, Penn Museum announced that it had rediscovered a 6,500-year-old human skeleton originally excavated from southern Iraq around 1930.The skeleton was cut into deep silt, indicating that the man had lived after an epic flood.
Wanted: puffinologists. No experience necessary.The Audubon Society wants bird lovers to contribute research to a project scientists hope will help save Atlantic puffins from starvation in Maine.
National wildlife refuges around the country are phasing out genetically modified crops and a class of pesticides related to nicotine in programs meant to provide food for wildlife.
After a journey of 6.4 billion kilometers (4 billion miles), Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe reached its destination, a milestone in mankind's first attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet.
A strong, shallow earthquake shook the seas off eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, but did not cause major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.1 quake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
For decades, art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi made millions in a scam that eventually led him to a six-year prison sentence and lawsuits totaling $27 million. Bob Simon reports.
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.