Only microbes that breathe and metabolize metals such as arsenic could survive on Mars, says Duquesne University biologist John Stolz says.
Pennsylvania women can get 3-D mammograms after Gov. Wolf administration announces insurance must pay for them.
Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen’s University were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to Irish-born William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and of Japan and Tu Youyou.
The school’s planetarium can take students worlds away or bring them right out of the front door.
Their partnership will begin with a $7.5 million investment from the company to start an analytics lab.
On Sunday, UPMC reopened its transplant unit after shutting it down Sept. 21 when it linked four patients to mold infections.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals said the state didn’t require the strongest pollution controls on industry to protest national parks.
Recommendations include what form the drug could be sold as, how many licenses would be issued, and the conditions it could be used to
The discovery raises the possibility that life could exist on the planet, scientists say.
“It suggests that it would be possible for life to be on Mars today," John Grunsfeld, NASA's associate administration for science, said.
Clouds blocked the blocking of the moon, but hopeful skywatchers showed up anyhow.
Police say the Montgomery County man attacked the child while babysitting for him.
While UPMC says its number of mold cases is “the norm” in hospitals, studies show otherwise.
U.S. health officials have set a goal of eliminating all binge-drinking by pregnant women by the year 2020.
Resume: A newsmaker you should know / 12-year-old Amulya Garimella is finalist for 'America’s Top Young Scientist'
Amulya Garimella, a seventh-grader in the Fox Chapel Area School District, is a U.S. finalist for a competition sponsored by 3M.
Pitt behavioral ecologist Jonathan Pruitt, CMU chemical engineer Kathryn Whitehead are recognized for their scientific contributions.
BEN SHEMEN FOREST, Israel — Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a
Launched capsule would be used primarily for space tourism.
Local anthropologists debate the implications of the new species of human relative whose fossils were discovered in a South African cave.
The Lasker Awards, one of medicine’s highest honors, went to three scientists who made key cancer and genetics discoveries.
Earth’s sister planet emerged from the glare of the sun and can be seen in the east before sunrise as our dazzling bright “morning star.”