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20 November 2014, 09:12 PM ET
A urinary tract infection is an infection of any part of the urinary tract, which includes the bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra.
20 November 2014, 05:23 PM ET
It might be difficult to carefully avoid all of the tasty foods that contain harmful trans fats, but now there's one more reason to try: A new study shows that this type of fat may damage memory in young people.
20 November 2014, 04:31 PM ET
A round of golf may put you at risk for tick exposure — golf courses are prime habitats for the blood-sucking creatures, experts say.
20 November 2014, 03:59 PM ET
Arctic storms could bury Buffalo under heaps of snow until Christmas and 2014 will still be the hottest year on Earth since 1880, climate scientists said today.
20 November 2014, 03:28 PM ET
Colliding crustal plates played a role in carving a steep river valley.
20 November 2014, 03:26 PM ET
The popularity of fitness trackers has exploded, yet few people keep using these devices after a few months. Now, researchers are looking at what key features would it would take to make trackers better.
20 November 2014, 03:22 PM ET
Small volcanic eruptions account for part of the global warming slowdown since 2000, a new study reports.
20 November 2014, 02:34 PM ET
Here's a gift guide for children who can't get enough science. We waded into toy land and found wacky science labs, strategy-filled games and stargazing sets, many for $30 or less. We hope you find an educational gift that sets your tiny scientist abuzz.
20 November 2014, 02:01 PM ET
The Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet, one of the deepest canyons in the world, formed when tectonic forces pushed up the earth and steepened the path of a river that then caused massive erosion, a new study finds.
20 November 2014, 01:04 PM ET
Stress in one generation can lead to problems in that generation's offspring, but it may also pass certain benefits on to future generations, new research in mice suggests.
20 November 2014, 12:57 PM ET
About a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are not alcoholics, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
20 November 2014, 12:26 PM ET
In 1939, renowned physicist Albert Einstein penned a letter to a businessman in New York, acknowledging the man's efforts to help Jewish refugees at the start of World War II. Now, 75 years later, that document is up for auction in Los Angeles.
20 November 2014, 12:06 PM ET
What do you give the geek who has everything? Perhaps one of these science- or tech-inspired gifts.
20 November 2014, 12:01 PM ET
The advent of 'smart' tech has led to new baby monitors meant to give parents peace of mind about their babies' sleep safety. But these devices are untested and offer only false reassurance, one researcher says.
20 November 2014, 11:07 AM ET
Two new subatomic particles have popped up at the world's largest atom smasher. The never-before-seen particles could help physicists glean key information about the building blocks of matter in the universe.
20 November 2014, 07:37 AM ET
Researchers have deciphered an ancient Egyptian handbook, revealing a series of invocations and spells.
20 November 2014, 07:28 AM ET
Many Americans support legal rights for gay and lesbian couples but still don't think those couples should be kissing in public, a new study suggests.
19 November 2014, 10:03 PM ET
People will perceive your ethics as a reflection of your company's, even if you follow a moral path.
19 November 2014, 09:45 PM ET
Stink bug. As names go it is a PR disaster, each of the words alone hardly endearing, and wholly off-putting together. Which is a shame because stink bugs have a perky charm, a distinctive style and, for an insect, a surprising concern for their offspring
19 November 2014, 09:42 PM ET
I’d like to say that it’s not every day you get asked to try to break a world record with a speed-obsessed truck mechanic from Grimsby, but for us at the Centre for Sports Engineering Research it’s starting to become a bit of a habit.
19 November 2014, 08:26 PM ET
The Brazilian wandering spider is one of the most venomous spiders on Earth.
19 November 2014, 07:24 PM ET
New stretchable ink and embedded sensors could make smart shirts, sports bras and vests that can log miles, monitor heart rate and even predict people's long-term health.
19 November 2014, 06:36 PM ET
The region appears to be covered by a gray-white blanket in the image, which was captured in infrared light Tuesday morning (Nov. 18) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) GOES-East spacecraft.
19 November 2014, 06:35 PM ET
Most of the top results from Internet searches on weight loss guidelines link to unreliable sources, a new study found.
19 November 2014, 04:22 PM ET
A new website ranks popular restaurant chains in the United States based on the healthiness of their food.
19 November 2014, 03:32 PM ET
The secret fountain of youth is frozen water mantling Antarctica's mighty Gamburtsev Mountains, which have kept their youthful appearance after 34 million years buried under ice.
19 November 2014, 03:00 PM ET
The Philae lander is named for the Philae obelisk, as both are uncovering answers to ancient secrets.
19 November 2014, 02:00 PM ET
World-famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook yesterday (Nov. 18) to share his views about a new film based on his life.
19 November 2014, 01:40 PM ET
Long-term exposure to triclosan — an antibacterial ingredient found in soap, toothpaste and other common household products — may lead to liver cancer in mice, according to a new study.
19 November 2014, 01:29 PM ET
The U.S. state obesity rates are actually higher than previously thought, a new study finds. And the reason why is surprising, researchers said.
19 November 2014, 12:53 PM ET
Having many children could increase women's risk of developing heart disease, a new study finds.