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27 May 2015, 02:35 AM ET
A 4,000-year-old cemetery holding hundreds of tombs has been discovered in northwestern China. Some of the tombs held sacrificed humans, while others contained the bones of likely family members, along with weapons and other artifacts.
27 May 2015, 01:40 AM ET
The panther chameleon, admired for its color-changing abilities, is not a single species, as scientists long thought.
27 May 2015, 12:39 AM ET
By tricking HIV into ejecting its genetic information far from any host cells, a new compound may one day help defeat the virus.
27 May 2015, 12:19 AM ET
The story behind largest video game display in the world.
27 May 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Hawaii reclaimed the title of the nation's least obese state in 2014, while Mississippi remained the most obese state.
27 May 2015, 12:01 AM ET
A new poll from Gallup-Healthways ranks the most and least obese states in the U.S. 2014. Hawaii had the lowest obesity rate, at just 19 percent, while Mississippi had the highest, at 35.2 percent.
26 May 2015, 06:29 PM ET
A hoverboard rider recently soared into Guinness World Records after completing the furthest-ever flight on one of these futuristic, flying skateboards.
26 May 2015, 04:32 PM ET
Among older adults, greater consumption of alcohol is linked with more damage to the heart, researchers say.
26 May 2015, 04:14 PM ET
An experimental vaccine aims at keeping blood pressure low for several months, research say.
26 May 2015, 03:41 PM ET
"Astoundingly huge" dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani is rewriting the book on the physical limits of life.
26 May 2015, 03:17 PM ET
Billions of by-the-wind sailors, also called Velella velella, could wash ashore in coming months because of favorable water temperatures and onshore winds.
26 May 2015, 03:07 PM ET
Back in the day, Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble used to relax with a smoke, but times have changed.
26 May 2015, 01:49 PM ET
The ancient Egyptians famously mummified the dead to preserve their loved ones in perpetuity, and now, scientists have mummified fresh tissue from a human corpse to gain insight into these ancient preservation techniques.
26 May 2015, 01:42 PM ET
In order to learn about ancient Egyptian techniques, a team of scientists mummified the limb of a human body that had been donated to science.
26 May 2015, 11:37 AM ET
A 55-year-old man in New Jersey who recently visited West Africa has died from a virus known as Lassa fever, which can produce symptoms similar to Ebola but is less contagious, health officials said.
26 May 2015, 07:49 AM ET
With the bill and webbed toes of a duck, tail of a beaver and body of an otter, platypuses are some of the strangest-looking animals on the planet. Their mating behaviors are just as odd, involving venom battles, tail biting and aquatic dances.
25 May 2015, 04:55 AM ET
For people with diabetes, switching to a plant-based diet may ease nerve pain associated, according to a new study.
25 May 2015, 04:45 AM ET
A link between high elevation and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) suggests that low oxygen levels might play a role in the development of SIDS.
24 May 2015, 09:18 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.
23 May 2015, 12:47 PM ET
Because conservation scientists strive to shed light on an artist’s processes and materials choices, our work can be like that of a detective.
23 May 2015, 08:28 AM ET
Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority.
23 May 2015, 08:03 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.
22 May 2015, 03:07 PM ET
Here is advice from nutrition experts for picnic-friendly foods that are easy to prepare, transport and eat outdoors.
22 May 2015, 03:02 PM ET
Here are some of the other amazing advances in animal surgeries.
22 May 2015, 02:18 PM ET
Raw tuna is the suspected source of a new outbreak of Salmonella, but how does tuna become contaminated with the bacteria in the first place?
22 May 2015, 01:42 PM ET
For the first time, scientists have revealed how a remote Papua New Guinean clan mummifies the bodies of their people.
22 May 2015, 01:40 PM ET
For the first time, scientists have revealed how a remote Papua New Guinean clan mummifies the bodies of their people.
22 May 2015, 12:55 PM ET
The beauty of the fallout from particles slamming into each other with record-breaking energy can be seen in images released yesterday.
22 May 2015, 11:16 AM ET
Having an infection so severe that you have to be hospitalized may affect your IQ, a new study suggests.
22 May 2015, 10:01 AM ET
Doctor's Cameron Abrams and Irwin Chaiken are developing and testing a molecule, called a Dual Action Virolytic Entry Inhibitor—DAVEI, for short, that can put HIV out of commission by tricking the virus.
22 May 2015, 09:45 AM ET
Ever wanted to play a video game on a skyscraper? Dr. Frank Lee, director of Drexel University’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio, made his dream of making a gigantic game of Pong a reality.
22 May 2015, 09:28 AM ET
With the discovery of the supermassive dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani, the most complete skeleton ever found of its type, Drexel University scientists have an unprecedented window into the anatomy and biomechanics of the largest animals to ever walk.