29 October 2014, 02:17 PM ET
A new Guinness World Record has been set for the fastest microchip ever made, officials announced Tuesday (Oct. 28).
29 October 2014, 02:15 PM ET
They may be small, but new lab-grown miniature human stomachs could one day help researchers better understand how the stomach develops, as well as the diseases that can strike it.
29 October 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Researchers can now grow miniature human stomachs in a petri dish in just about a month. These tiny stomachs measure less than one tenth of an inch (3 millimeters) in diameter, but may be valuable tools in understanding stomach development and disease.
29 October 2014, 11:11 AM ET
When Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin developed vaccines for polio, they stopped a brutal disease in its tracks.
29 October 2014, 10:24 AM ET
One idea for a Halloween dinner party could involve asking your guests to dress up in gothic gowns, and decking out your house to look like Dracula's castle. If you are into such a plan, here are five spooky dishes to consider for the menu.
29 October 2014, 07:48 AM ET
From the haunted Tower of London to the story that inspired "The Exorcist" and the rattling tale of Lady Dorothy's apparition spooking the 300-year-old Raynham Hall, ghost stories have been told since ancient times and are a staple of Halloween.
29 October 2014, 07:38 AM ET
The active ingredient in magic mushrooms seems to create many more connections in the brain, which could explain why users experience synesthesia and other trippy effects.
29 October 2014, 07:34 AM ET
An Ohio-based company thinks it has a better idea for how to deliver packages to future online shoppers: combine drones with fuel-efficient, "green" delivery trucks.
29 October 2014, 07:25 AM ET
A chunk of copper became the coldest cubic meter (35.3 cubic feet) on Earth when researchers chilled it to 6 millikelvins, or six-thousandths of a degree above absolute zero (0 Kelvin).
29 October 2014, 02:23 AM ET
As techniques advance, surgery is beginning to lose its frightening reputation.
29 October 2014, 01:50 AM ET
Taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell don’t even begin to cover the ways we sense the world.
29 October 2014, 01:28 AM ET
Malicious software designed to steal usernames and passwords has augmented phishing. If the end user could be compromised, entry through the protected gates of corporate and government systems would be easier, sometimes guaranteed.
29 October 2014, 01:06 AM ET
Local heroes are looking out for animals as Ebola spreads through West Africa.
28 October 2014, 10:18 PM ET
They're the tallest animal on Earth with necks that are 6 feet tall!
28 October 2014, 09:58 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element chlorine.
28 October 2014, 08:01 PM ET
An Orbital Sciences' Antares ORB3 rocket exploded during a launch attempt at NASA's Wallop Flight Facility on Oct. 28th, 2014. The spacecraft was carrying 5,000 lbs supplies, food and science experiments. Live Coverage: http://goo.gl/YhCmAu
28 October 2014, 07:15 PM ET
An unmanned Antares rocket built by the Virginia-based Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded in a massive fireball just after launch on Tuesday (Oct. 28), a shocking failure after an otherwise smooth launch countdown.
28 October 2014, 07:08 PM ET
Ebola may be the most feared disease right now, but for most of the 20th century, outbreaks of another disease left thousands of people paralyzed or confined to breathing machines: polio.
28 October 2014, 06:37 PM ET
Women who drink three or more glasses of milk daily may have an increased risk of dying over the next 20 years, compared with women who drink less milk, according to a new study..
28 October 2014, 04:16 PM ET
An aorta cuff, called the C-Pulse, has shown a lot of promise in a study involving 20 patients. The cuff is attached to the aorta, syncs to a patients pulse and assists in squeezing blood from the heart.
28 October 2014, 03:34 PM ET
Two Dallas nurses who became infected with Ebola this month may have recovered so quickly because of their youth, as well as the protective equipment they were wearing at the time of infection.
28 October 2014, 03:09 PM ET
Mammoth bones more than 70,000 years old emerged from the eroded river banks of a reservoir in Idaho this month. Paleontologists and students raced to rescue part of the beast's skull and a tusk, but they suspect more lies below the surface.
28 October 2014, 02:58 PM ET
A mammoth skeleton was discovered this month on the banks of a reservoir in Idaho. Paleontologists have rescued part of its skull and a tusk, but there could be a lot more buried below the surface.
28 October 2014, 02:39 PM ET
The software on your smartphone may be able to recognize your voice, but it probably can't pick up nuances like sarcasm or outrage. But research on how to detect opinions and attitudes in everyday speech could enable tomorrow's computers to pick up on the
28 October 2014, 02:32 PM ET
The loss of so many large species, such as woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, around 12,000 years ago could help researchers predict what will happen as mammals such as elephants, rhinoceroses and tigers disappear today.
28 October 2014, 02:05 PM ET
Once down to only 15 animals, giant tortoises on Espãnola, a tiny Galápagos island, now number about 1,000, making the reptile one of conservation's greatest success stories.
28 October 2014, 12:47 PM ET
A British warship that sunk off the coast of England in 1744 may soon be mined for archaeological artifacts.
28 October 2014, 11:29 AM ET
China is taking initial steps to control emissions from ports and shipping — an important new flank in that nation's war on pollution.
28 October 2014, 11:11 AM ET
Prehistoric man may have been inspired to decorate caves and rock walls by echoes and reverberations -- auditory illusions that would have been seen as supernatural.
28 October 2014, 10:05 AM ET
Amber Vinson has recovered from the virus, and will be discharged from Emory University Hospital, the hospital said.
28 October 2014, 09:55 AM ET
A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
28 October 2014, 09:07 AM ET
A British warship that sank off the coast of England in 1744 may soon be mined for archaeological artifacts.