Unintentional shaking often causes alarm.

Two tiny robotic explorers took their first cautious “hops” — the first movements made by any human-made spacecraft across the surface of an asteroid.

A few patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries had an electrical stimulator implanted and underwent intensive physical therapy. They're taking their first steps in years.

Blacks and Hispanics make up only small percentage of medical school graduates.

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In Austin, Minn., businesses are trained to support people with autism.

Fears about the situation at Duke’s L.V. Sutton power plant near Wilmington have been growing since before Hurricane Florence made landfall.

Major depression and generalized anxiety disorder top the list.

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Twenty people die every day waiting for a donated organ.

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How the victim of a sexual assault not only recovered but also regained her goals in life.

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Ice in the north Bering Sea is diminishing, researchers aboard a Coast Guard ship report.

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As number of youngsters reaches all-time high, money is transferred from HIV services and medical research

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Dallas was one of several dogs set to be euthanized in Canada when rescuers stepped in to rehabilitate him.

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Scientists are trying to create human sperm and eggs in a dish. They've already done it in mice, and one scientist says it is only a matter of time before there's "a game changer like no other" for human reproduction.

Alex Azar brings long-standing relationships, an abiding conservatism and drug industry background to biggest domestic agency.

For the first time, an eight-legged animal tripped on MDMA, and the study could help neuroscientists in their quest to understand human behavior.

The move follows the recent retraction of six of Cornell professor Brian Wansink’s papers by the American Medical Association’s JAMA Network.

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