Home Archive
30 July 2015, 06:11 PM ET
You may be consuming more sugar than you think.
30 July 2015, 04:51 PM ET
Getting people to pay attention to a huge, global problem is easier when you have an enormous billboard at your disposal.
30 July 2015, 04:33 PM ET
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than scientists had previously thought, researchers say.
30 July 2015, 03:45 PM ET
That's right: There are Americans who have never seen an Internet cat video.
30 July 2015, 03:39 PM ET
Marijuana may help bone fractures heal, a new study in animal suggests.
30 July 2015, 03:11 PM ET
The days of using pen and paper to keep track of menstrual cycles are past -- apps for period tracking have proliferated. Here are our picks for the best period-tracking apps.
30 July 2015, 02:00 PM ET
An emerging infectious fungus that causes salamanders to die in droves could soon land on North American shores, scientists warn.
30 July 2015, 01:24 PM ET
About one in every five Americans reports having a disability, according to results from a new nationwide survey.
30 July 2015, 12:55 PM ET
Money from sports-hunting permits can fund protected parks that shelter wildlife and engage local communities in animal protection, but does paying such exorbitant fees actually help or hurt wildlife conservation?
30 July 2015, 09:57 AM ET
Scientists shook "bricks" in a spinning chamber, and for the first time, showed that artificial building blocks can put themselves together just by banging around at random.
30 July 2015, 09:08 AM ET
A posthumously published Dr. Seuss book released July 28 called "What Pet Should I Get" brings back the whimsical, rhyming delight of the "Seussian" world.
30 July 2015, 09:06 AM ET
It's not just social pressure or political correctness. People really are becoming more accepting of gays and lesbians on a subconscious level.
30 July 2015, 01:57 AM ET
Vitamin B7, also called biotin, is a vital part of a healthy metabolism and creating important enzymes.
30 July 2015, 01:40 AM ET
Almond milk is a drink made from water and ground almonds. It is a popular plant-based alternative to cow’s milk.
29 July 2015, 05:58 PM ET
Google's Project Wing could be delivering products to your doorstep in a decade with the help of two-way cellular communication systems.
29 July 2015, 04:39 PM ET
Not all African people of short stature — often referred to as Pygmies — grow alike, a new study finds. The Baka people of West Africa are born at typical sizes but grow much more slowly during their first two years of life than non-Pygmies do.
29 July 2015, 04:00 PM ET
People who increase their salt intake significantly are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, a large Japanese study finds.
29 July 2015, 02:07 PM ET
The fiery demise of ancient huts in southern Africa 1,000 years ago left clues to understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field — and the role it plays in the magnetic poles' periodic reversals.
29 July 2015, 01:52 PM ET
On Friday, much of the world will have the opportunity to observe a Blue Moon: A somewhat rare occurrence that doesn't have anything to do with the moon's color.
29 July 2015, 10:11 AM ET
Jia Jia, a female giant panda, recently set new Guinness World Records for being the oldest panda in captivity. Here are photos of Jia Jia and her fellow pandas at Ocean Park in Hong Kong.
29 July 2015, 08:14 AM ET
A gorgeous riot of color comes from a surprising source in the winning image of a PLOS Genetics photo contest.
29 July 2015, 08:12 AM ET
Certain types of vaccines, that allow vaccinated individuals to spread disease, could lead to deadlier viruses, new evidence in chickens shows.
29 July 2015, 01:14 AM ET
Can perky penguins survive as the oceans grow crowded?
28 July 2015, 10:04 PM ET
Homo floresiensis, a diminutive hominin dubbed the hobbit, lived about 17,000 years ago on a remote Indonesian island.
28 July 2015, 09:22 PM ET
Magnetism is the phenomenon that arises from the force between objects that produce fields that attract or repel other objects.
28 July 2015, 06:43 PM ET
One of the last five northern white rhinoceroses in the world has died. Three females and one male are left.
28 July 2015, 04:24 PM ET
A female panda in Hong Kong celebrated her 37th birthday today (July 28), becoming the oldest panda in captivity, and setting two new Guinness World Records in the process.
28 July 2015, 03:56 PM ET
Treasure hunters off the coast of Florida recently pulled up the haul of a lifetime.
28 July 2015, 03:19 PM ET
Remains of 4 men buried at the Jamestown church where Captain John Smith and Pocahontas married have now been identified. One grave also held a ‘reliquary’ box, suggesting the deceased may have been Catholic.
28 July 2015, 01:09 PM ET
"Trudy" the corpse flower burst into bloom at the UC Botanical Garden in Berkeley, California, on Saturday, July 25. These rare plants smell like rotting meat.
28 July 2015, 11:31 AM ET
Archaeologists have identified four of the men who were buried at the historic American settlement of Jamestown, and all were prominent leaders of the community.
28 July 2015, 11:30 AM ET
Archaeologists have identified four of the men who were buried at the historic American settlement of Jamestown, and all were prominent leaders of the community.