Achieving pregnancy with in vitro fertilization depends largely on your age. But other factors contribute, too. A study compares two online tools aimed at giving couples a realistic sense of the odds.
A young nuclear engineer is testing an idea for cleaner, safer nuclear power plants that use salt instead of uranium.
Ellen Stofan's colleagues on a panel agreed with that assessment. But Stofan was quick to point out: "We are not talking about little green men. We are talking about little microbes."
The twin bombings, carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his older brother, Tamerlan, killed three people and left 264 others wounded.
Confirming a long-anticipated move, the NFL has hired its first female official on a full-time basis. Sarah Thomas, 42, has spent nearly a decade working her way through the ranks in the NCAA.
Stephen Thompson and Linda Holmes take a few minutes to celebrate the pioneering satirist.
The visit with Jamaica's prime minister and other Caribbean leaders comes as the U.S. is normalizing relations with Cuba.
Oyster, the subscription e-book service, says it is opening up a retail component and has the Big Five publishers on board. The move sets up Oyster to challenge Amazon.
Despite controversies with the Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton is aiming to keep it going even if his wife, Hillary, becomes president.
Deke Sharon is the vocal producer behind the TV show "The Sing-Off" and the musical producer of "Pitch Perfect" and "Pitch Perfect 2."
If you’ve had too much to drink, the usual advice is to call a cab. But in rural areas, taxi services often don’t exist. One town has a solution.
Universities are raising food and housing prices faster than inflation.
The children's book was the ninth most frequently banned book in the 1990s. Is it still relevant today? Author Lesléa Newman answers.
A new study suggests that the long-defunct Brontosaurus should be back on the books. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne explain.
The deal would put Shell on track to become put Shell on track to surpass ExxonMobil as the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company. It comes as global oil prices have dropped sharply.
It's a gelatinous slab of pork, salt and starch – and in fancy packaging, it's a popular holiday-time gift. So how did South Korea become the world's No. 2 Spam consumer? Blame it on the war.
Many bands take extended breaks to pursue other projects or raise families. Luxury is no different, except that three of its members became Orthodox priests.
Astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser says that to put God in our current knowledge gaps would not further our understanding of the universe. For that, we need science and its stubbornly secular approach.