05 February 2016, 04:46 PM ET
A new robot salamander has been designed by mimicking nature, and it can both swim, walk and turn.
05 February 2016, 03:38 PM ET
In a recent lecture, famed physicist Stephen Hawking has proposed using radiation emitted from mini black holes to power the Earth.
05 February 2016, 03:32 PM ET
Who would win in a matchup between a real-life bronco and a panther? It turns out, the odds are fairly even for both of those creatures.
05 February 2016, 03:03 PM ET
If no amount of coffee seems to help you feel fresh and alert in the morning, you may be able to blame your genes. A new study by the genetics company 23andMe has identified 15 regions of the human genome that are linked to being a morning person.
05 February 2016, 01:26 PM ET
U.S. health officials are warning men who travel to countries where Zika is spreading to take steps to prevent spreading the virus through sex if their partner is pregnant.
05 February 2016, 01:23 PM ET
Trees made of hard and soft wood, or of hefty or slender cross-section, all tend to break at roughly the same wind speed, and a new study explains why.
05 February 2016, 11:26 AM ET
Wild leopard cats may have been domesticated by farmers in China more than 5,000 years ago, according to a new study of feline fossils.
05 February 2016, 10:58 AM ET
A newly released photo captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its historic Pluto flyby last July shows that the vast Sputnik Planum region within the dwarf planet's "heart" is studded with chains and clusters of water-ice hills.
05 February 2016, 07:49 AM ET
Antiperspirant wipes out much of the bacteria under your arms. But the survivors are a diverse bunch.
05 February 2016, 07:39 AM ET
Playtime could broaden kids' perspectives and ideas of what is "good" when it comes to body image, as new, diverse toys come onto the market, sociologists say.
04 February 2016, 09:28 PM ET
Fungi make up a whole kingdom of living organisms, from mushrooms to mold to yeast.
04 February 2016, 05:09 PM ET
Tarantulas take a starring role in a new study that reorganizes their group, reclassifying the majority of 55 known tarantula species and adding 14 new ones.
04 February 2016, 04:20 PM ET
Tarantulas star in a new study that describes 14 new species living in deserts, mountains, and backyard habitats in the southwestern United States.
04 February 2016, 02:53 PM ET
Sure, complain about the music, but modern halftime shows are nothing compared to the horrors witnessed in ancient Rome.
04 February 2016, 02:03 PM ET
A group of scientists argues that racial categories are weak proxies for genetic diversity and need to be phased out of biological studies.
04 February 2016, 01:36 PM ET
Your body mass index, or BMI, may not be an accurate indicator of your risk of heart disease or diabetes, new research finds.
04 February 2016, 01:25 PM ET
Eating fish during pregnancy may be good for a baby's brain, a new study finds.
04 February 2016, 01:15 PM ET
Archaeological treasures — including Etruscan coffins, statues, and busts that were hidden in a Geneva warehouse, likely by a disgraced British art dealer — have found their way back to Italy.
04 February 2016, 01:12 PM ET
Forty-five boxes of antiquities have been returned to Italy after they were confiscated by Swiss authorities at a warehouse in Geneva. These artifacts were likely dug up by tomb robbers in central Italy, where the Etruscan civilization flourished.
04 February 2016, 01:04 PM ET
Duck-billed dinosaurs and an ancient wildebeest-like animal lived tens of millions of years apart, but they have strikingly similar, peculiar noses, a new study finds.
04 February 2016, 12:38 PM ET
A new transparent, bendable pressure sensor could be slipped into a pair and help doctors check patients for cancer, researchers say.
04 February 2016, 12:22 PM ET
A New York Times bestselling nonfiction writer and poet, Cristin O'Keefe Apotowicz is the author of six books of poetry as well as the nonfiction book.
04 February 2016, 11:45 AM ET
A new study finds that cities whose teams play in the Super Bowl have an increase in deaths due to flu among older adults that year.
04 February 2016, 11:15 AM ET
Prolonged hammering and chiseling accelerated degenerative arthritis in the hands of Michelangelo.
04 February 2016, 11:02 AM ET
The near-Earth asteroid 2013 TX68, which is thought to be about 100 feet long, will zoom past our planet on March 5. The space rock could come as close as 11,000 miles or stay up to 9 million miles away during the flyby, researchers say.
04 February 2016, 09:59 AM ET
Looping, swirling, whipping magnetic fields – not visible to the naked eye – power and direct titanic explosions off the Sun’s surface.
04 February 2016, 09:49 AM ET
Four new species of deep-sea flatwormlike animals that resemble deflated whoopee cushions and lack complex organs have solved a complicated puzzle about their group's placement on the tree of life, scientists found.
04 February 2016, 08:44 AM ET
The mosquito-borne Zika virus, first seen in Uganda, has spread to the Americas. Researchers are concerned that it may be linked with a birth defect called microcephaly, causing lifelong impairments. Live Science provides complete coverage of the virus.
04 February 2016, 07:52 AM ET
New earbuds from the Here Active Listening can now instantly transform sounds from your surroundings. These wearable devices seek to "augment reality" — in this case, your soundscape.
04 February 2016, 07:51 AM ET
The fault that lies beneath the Himalayas is kinked, with a subterranean ramp that grows the mountains in between major earthquakes, new research finds.
03 February 2016, 10:59 PM ET
Tapeworms are flat, segmented parasites that can grow in a host's intestine and feed for 30 years.
03 February 2016, 05:09 PM ET
Alternative therapies have been used to treat infections since antiquity, but none are as reliably safe and effective as modern antimicrobial therapy.