More than 40% of a sample of U.S. adults believe that flu vaccines can give you the flu, and even correcting that myth might not convince them to get the vaccine, a new survey suggests.
Developers of a new biometric scanning system that verifies passenger identities at airports are the first to admit that some customers like the idea of having their irises scanned because it looks so cool.
Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who committed suicide in August, was the third-most discussed topic overall in the U.S., after the global Ebola virus outbreak and the “ice bucket challenge” viral-video phenomenon in support of ALS research, according to Facebook.
The Salvation Army found an unusual surprise inside one of its red donation kettles: a diamond engagement ring given by a widow in honor of her late husband.
A sampling of flu cases so far this season suggests the current flu vaccine may not be a good match for the most common seasonal flu strain currently circulating in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
A Provo woman is being credited for saving her husband and sister after the family was in a rollover accident while traveling to Colorado for Thanksgiving.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks in the United States, following a devastating cyber attack last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don’t call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease to eat without spilling.
Officials say icy conditions caused a City of Chicago maintenance truck to slide into Lake Michigan on Chicago’s Near North Side.
A 12-year-old girl saved her 4-year-old sister by carrying her out of their burning home in the Pittsburgh suburbs.