23 November 2015, 06:06 PM ET
Men are still the big drinkers in the United States, but the gender gap is closing.
23 November 2015, 04:04 PM ET
One of four northern white rhinoceros left on Earth died yesterday (Nov. 22), leaving only three surviving members of the critically endangered species.
23 November 2015, 03:09 PM ET
At least some of the plates squished beneath the ocean floor are stretchier than previously thought, which could force geologists to rethink a process known as flat-slab subduction.
23 November 2015, 03:01 PM ET
Lonely people may have worse health than those who are less socially isolated. New research points to why.
23 November 2015, 01:34 PM ET
A diving beetle's complex eye parts transform rapidly as the larvae molt.
23 November 2015, 01:24 PM ET
Although the ability to sustain attention varies widely from person to person, characterizing these individual differences has been difficult.
23 November 2015, 12:07 PM ET
It can fly! It can blush! The official bird of Thanksgiving is full of surprises.
23 November 2015, 11:57 AM ET
From hand warmers to ways to document it all, here are some of the best gifts for the adventure seeker in your life.
23 November 2015, 10:49 AM ET
A trunk containing about 2,600 undelivered letters—600 of them unopened — was recently rediscovered. A team of researchers is now collaborating on a new project to study the rare archive, using X-rays to virtually open the sealed notes.
23 November 2015, 08:43 AM ET
An intricately carved gold ring containing a stone engraved with an image of a teenage Cupid, shown completely nude while holding a torch, was discovered near a village in the U.K. Spiral designs and bead-shaped spheres decorate the ring.
23 November 2015, 07:22 AM ET
The rotation of the newborn Earth may have helped to control the evolution of a giant magma ocean sitting on top of its core, researchers say. Knowing how Earth's magma oceans evolved over time could shed light on when the plate tectonics began.
23 November 2015, 06:55 AM ET
After donating to the food pantry or toy drive this holiday season, watch yourself. Some new research suggests donations might make you temporarily more Grinch-y.
23 November 2015, 12:50 AM ET
Kids who take medications for ADHD may develop sleep problems, new research finds.
22 November 2015, 12:07 PM ET
In the Fourche River Valley in northeastern Wyoming, an unmistakeable and unique geological wonder arises from the desolate, high plains landscape.
22 November 2015, 12:13 AM ET
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
21 November 2015, 08:54 AM ET
Often microaggressions take the form of unconsciously delivered instances of failing to acknowledge or making light of the experiences of others from different cultures, traditions, races – and they’re easily justified or ignored.
21 November 2015, 08:25 AM ET
What if the dinosaur-killing asteroid never slammed into Earth and the paleo-beasts weren't vanquished from our planet 66 million years ago? That's the hypothetical that forms the basis of Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," set to hit theaters on Nov. 25.
21 November 2015, 07:44 AM ET
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
21 November 2015, 01:14 AM ET
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by the brain violently bouncing or twisting inside of the skull.
21 November 2015, 12:42 AM ET
This image of the Milky Way from the edge of the Grand Prismatic Spring in the Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone on June 27, 2015.
21 November 2015, 12:23 AM ET
A sudden spurt of liquid water on Mars could potentially create deep lakes today, new research suggests.
20 November 2015, 11:50 PM ET
When you sleep, where does your consciousness go?
20 November 2015, 10:18 PM ET
You may not get along all that well with other drivers on the road, but eventually, your car might.
20 November 2015, 03:00 PM ET
It's OK for pregnant moms to sip their morning mug.
20 November 2015, 02:01 PM ET
Scientists have demonstrated that it is possible to embed electronic circuits in living plants, which could one day be used as sensors to monitor plant health.
20 November 2015, 01:55 PM ET
They were the worst of times. (Really, the worst.)
20 November 2015, 01:21 PM ET
The 13-foot-tall trees were tightly packed into this 385-million-year-old forest. Here's a look at the fossilized remains of the sprawling ecosystem.
20 November 2015, 01:12 PM ET
The giant rock weighs nearly half a pound.
20 November 2015, 10:09 AM ET
A trunk containing about 2,600 undelivered letters — 600 of them unopened — was recently rediscovered. Researchers are now collaborating on a new project to study the rare archive.
20 November 2015, 08:49 AM ET
An ancient fossil forest in Norway with tropical origins is one of the earliest forests to appear on Earth.
19 November 2015, 11:49 PM ET
How can Einstein's theories meld with the odd observations of the quantum world?
19 November 2015, 11:36 PM ET
Anyone who has spent some time with young children know that they ask “why?” – a lot.