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25 November 2014, 03:55 PM ET
Metalworkers ate pistachios, grapes and imported fish at an Iron Age mining camp in the middle of a desert in modern-day Israel, archaeologists say.
25 November 2014, 03:06 PM ET
You may never actually win a Nobel Prize, but that doesn't mean you can't take one these prestigious awards home with you.
25 November 2014, 01:46 PM ET
Blu-ray discs could help make the solar cells used in solar panels more efficient, researchers say.
25 November 2014, 12:07 PM ET
If 8K is on the horizon, do holodecks come next?
25 November 2014, 12:05 PM ET
A compound called berberine that is found in plants and some Chinese herbal medicines may trigger the body to burn calories, a new study in mice finds.
25 November 2014, 12:00 PM ET
From lowering blood pressure to relieving depression, expressing gratitude can be a powerful boost to health, experts say.
25 November 2014, 11:34 AM ET
People who stick to a vegan diet can face their turkey-eating family with a bit more confidence this Thanksgiving. Two new studies show why a plant-based diet is best for losing weight and lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
25 November 2014, 11:00 AM ET
Vultures' faces and large intestines are covered with bacteria that is toxic to most other creatures, but these birds of prey have evolved a strong gut that helps them not get sick from feasting on rotting flesh, according to a new study.
25 November 2014, 10:46 AM ET
New research reveals that dogs process the emotional and contextual content of commands in a different brain region from the one processing words.
25 November 2014, 10:06 AM ET
A relief of a mysterious, unknown god has been unearthed at an ancient Roman temple in southeastern Turkey.
25 November 2014, 10:05 AM ET
A relief of a mysterious, unknown god has been unearthed at an ancient Roman temple in southeastern Turkey.
25 November 2014, 07:18 AM ET
From the space rock that killed the dinosaurs to the supervolcanoes that wiped out nearly 90 percent of the world's species, mass extinctions have occurred a handful of times throughout Earth's history. And if humans aren't careful, the planet may be due
25 November 2014, 07:08 AM ET
Growing evidence is showing that the diet trend of "intermittent fasting" -- which involves eating very few calories on some days, but not others -- may hold benefits for people who want to lose weight or prevent certain diseases, researchers say.
25 November 2014, 07:06 AM ET
The science of a bar prank that causes beer bottles to overflow with foam could help explain lethal eruptions of gases, researchers say.
25 November 2014, 01:03 AM ET
Body parts from enormous manta rays are getting hard to sell on the black market, thanks to raids against poachers.
25 November 2014, 12:11 AM ET
A new app used by nurses in the operating room is bringing real-time status updates to anxious parents.
24 November 2014, 11:57 PM ET
During World War I, severe post-traumatic reactions reached an epidemic scale that surpassed anything known from previous armed conflicts.
24 November 2014, 11:28 PM ET
A decade ago, we set out to unravel deep ocean crime scenes we weren’t even sure existed. The crime? Endangered Steller sea lions were rapidly disappearing in parts of Alaska.
24 November 2014, 11:11 PM ET
From breakfast to booze, a few smart choices on Thanksgiving Day can help you get through the feast guilt-free.
24 November 2014, 10:37 PM ET
Minor tweaks in the electric grid can generate major boosts in efficiency.
24 November 2014, 10:10 PM ET
A massive population of stars is missing, and scientists are stumped as to where it could be.
24 November 2014, 10:01 PM ET
While wormholes are possible according to Einstein's theory of general relativity, it's unlikely that people will ever be able to travel through one, said renowned astrophysicist Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
24 November 2014, 08:52 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element sulfur.
24 November 2014, 08:36 PM ET
Their fur may be white, but their skin is black.
24 November 2014, 06:06 PM ET
Juice cleanses are a popular trend, but following one may not be good for your health.
24 November 2014, 05:23 PM ET
Increasing demands for sustainability in farming salmon has led to replacing part of the fish diet with vegetable oil. The result is salmon that has lower content of omega-3 fatty acids. Is the new salmon still as beneficial for people to eat?
24 November 2014, 05:07 PM ET
An underwater robot exploring the deep seas captured the first video footage ever of a creepy-looking anglerfish — a creature that looks so menacing it is sometimes called the "black seadevil."
24 November 2014, 05:03 PM ET
An underwater sub captured rare video footage of a deep-sea anglerfish in the waters of Monterey Bay, California.
24 November 2014, 04:43 PM ET
The hectic pace of modern life means that people are often eating at odd times of the day and night, and these shifted schedules could be taking a toll on memory, new research suggests.
24 November 2014, 11:01 AM ET
Antarctica's ice paradox has yet another puzzling layer. Not only is the amount of sea ice increasing each year, but an underwater robot now shows the ice is also much thicker than previously thought, a new study reports.
24 November 2014, 10:44 AM ET
A biologist and a photographer were working in the Sri Lankan rainforest when they inadvertently captured a rare sight on camera: the moment that a venomous snake struck, striking the biologist on the hand.