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16 December 2014, 09:57 AM ET
The new image shows "ultra-luminous X-ray sources" (ULXs) studding the spiral galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163, which are grazing each other about 130 million light-years from Earth, in the constellation Canis Major.
16 December 2014, 09:23 AM ET
A futuristic virtual-reality exercise could bring new meaning to the saying "don't judge a man until you've walked a mile in his shoes."
16 December 2014, 07:43 AM ET
The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies.
16 December 2014, 07:41 AM ET
An ancient Egyptian cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies was unearthed by a team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
16 December 2014, 07:03 AM ET
People who mix energy drinks with alcohol may be more likely to drive drunk than those who consume only alcohol, according to a new study.
16 December 2014, 06:55 AM ET
A team of archaeologists uncovered the layout of a medieval city in southern England using high-tech survey equipment.
16 December 2014, 01:19 AM ET
U.S. med students train in hospitals, discouraging new doctors from choosing critical, less prestigious, jobs as primary-care physicians.
16 December 2014, 01:13 AM ET
In 1954, the first director-general of the World Health Organisation, Dr Brock Chisholm, famously stated: “Without mental health there can be no true physical health.”
16 December 2014, 12:56 AM ET
The United Nations Lima climate talks finally delivered an agreement on Sunday that should see all countries pledge to cut their emissions after 2020, but the deal still leaves uncertainty.
16 December 2014, 12:46 AM ET
Coral snakes are small, vibrantly colored, highly poisonous snakes found in Asia and in the Americas. When threatened, they make a popping sound with their cloacas — essentially a fart.
15 December 2014, 11:47 PM ET
Runaway global warming can't be stopped if developing nations don't have realistic options.
15 December 2014, 09:19 PM ET
Global warming is the gradual heating of Earth's surface, oceans and atmosphere.
15 December 2014, 05:18 PM ET
A woman's garbled text message to her son turned out to be a sign that she was having a stroke. This is the fourth incident now reported of someone with a stroke having "dystextia," researchers say.
15 December 2014, 04:30 PM ET
We may finally be getting on the right track to figuring out how the brain works. In a new collection of essays, top neuroscientists write about the advanced technologies that might get us there.
15 December 2014, 04:02 PM ET
People who use tanning beds sometimes end up in the emergency room because of skin burns, eye injuries or fainting, according to a new study.
15 December 2014, 02:47 PM ET
If they timed their escape just right, three prisoners who slipped out of Alcatraz on a raft made from raincoats in 1962 would have had a chance of survival, new research shows.
15 December 2014, 02:06 PM ET
Researchers in Australia recently developed a solar energy system that can convert over 40 percent of the sunlight that hits it into electricity.
15 December 2014, 11:20 AM ET
The Lima Accord set the framework for an unprecedented global pact to slow climate change.
15 December 2014, 07:00 AM ET
When people don't get enough sleep, it's usually because they sacrifice snooze time for hours at work or commuting to the office, a new study suggests.
15 December 2014, 04:09 AM ET
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that e-cigarettes might put adolescents at risk for taking up traditional cigarettes. Teen use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing.
14 December 2014, 06:04 PM ET
Milk is a highly nutritious food, and an important source of amino acids and minerals such as phosphorus and calcium, which contributes to bone health.
14 December 2014, 04:10 PM ET
Quantum teleportation successes, the weight of plastics in the ocean and a weight control substance are a few of our cool stories in Science this week.
13 December 2014, 05:23 PM ET
Higher chances of predation are putting native fauna at risk.
13 December 2014, 05:06 PM ET
New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.
13 December 2014, 03:50 PM ET
The connection between dinosaurs and birds, strange new balloon-like fossils and an orphaned otter pup are just a few of the awesome photos in Science this week.
13 December 2014, 12:49 PM ET
Moov aims to be more than a fitness tracker -- it's a fitness friend. This wearable coaches you through your workouts, helping couch potatoes get into the swing of exercising, or challenging fitness fanatics to take workouts to the next level.
13 December 2014, 01:41 AM ET
As ice melts, the world now has a chance to respond.
13 December 2014, 01:20 AM ET
Sometimes, to solve that flooding problem you need an artist.
13 December 2014, 12:48 AM ET
In Charlotte, N.C., artists are providing the vision to solve some tough community problems.
13 December 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Inspired by origami, foldable technologies and products are driving a new field of engineering research.
12 December 2014, 11:47 PM ET
Hospitals and pharmacies around the country are facing severe shortages of essential drugs. These shortages can limit access to critical medications and compromise patient safety.