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26 April 2016, 08:18 PM ET
A new study suggests we are altruistic at heart.
26 April 2016, 07:21 PM ET
Getting tan without UV rays, or lightening skin without toxic chemicals, could one day be possible thanks to a new discovery.
26 April 2016, 06:18 PM ET
The FDA is investigating whether a drug used to treat yeast infections poses risks to pregnant women. Here's why pregnant women are more likely to get yeast infections.
26 April 2016, 05:59 PM ET
Thousands of people in Spain were recently sickened with a virus spreading from an unlikely source: bottled water.
26 April 2016, 03:46 PM ET
Do bedbugs prefer their hiding places to be a certain color?
26 April 2016, 03:17 PM ET
Thanks to a network of motion-activated camera traps, little-seen forest animals are taking a turn in the limelight.
26 April 2016, 03:16 PM ET
Motion activated cameras capture Amazon animals in a previously unexplored region of a Peruvian rainforest.
26 April 2016, 02:54 PM ET
The teeny-tiny head of a ginormous, long-necked titanosaur is revealing secrets about the massive, 95-million-year-old paleo beast, a new study finds.
26 April 2016, 02:51 PM ET
Paleontologists are practically giddy with the discovery of a new dinosaur skull. The newly identified titanosaur (sarmientosaurus musacchioi) is incredibly long-necked and long-tailed dinosaur that lived about 95 million years ago during the Cretaceous p
26 April 2016, 02:45 PM ET
The Sarmientosaurus musacchioi was recently discoverered is Patagonia. Researchers happened to find its skull (a very rare discovery - sauropod heads usually do not fossilize near the body).
26 April 2016, 11:41 AM ET
Prefer going Commando at night? Here's what health experts say.
26 April 2016, 11:20 AM ET
Here's a look at celebrities who live with chronic illnesses, and how they deal with their conditions.
26 April 2016, 07:47 AM ET
NASA asked scientists and the public to explain mysterious lines on the Caspian Sea floor and got an answer.
26 April 2016, 07:23 AM ET
As springtime and summer emerge, so does the twittering of birds. But why do these birds sing the same song over and over?
26 April 2016, 07:17 AM ET
NASA is aiming to send astronauts to Mars sometime in the 2030s, but a new technology could help scientists explore the surface of the Red Planet — from its sprawling craters to its enormous volcanoes — from right here on Earth.
26 April 2016, 07:15 AM ET
The towering and shaggy Wookiee character Chewbacca from the "Star Wars" movies has a new namesake — a tiny weevil recently discovered in New Guinea.
26 April 2016, 12:15 AM ET
Despite reports that childhood obesity may be declining in some parts of the United States, a new study suggests that childhood obesity is still on the rise nationwide.
25 April 2016, 11:49 PM ET
Often maligned for being bland, cauliflower, when prepared properly, can be flavorful as well as healthful.
25 April 2016, 08:19 PM ET
Nuclear disasters are not inevitable — if governments learn the lessons from past meltdowns.
25 April 2016, 06:56 PM ET
Many sports drinks tout a long list of vitamins and electrolytes on their labels, but are these drinks really better than plain old water?
25 April 2016, 05:58 PM ET
The Red Rectangle is so named because of its strange shape and striking color. But this stellar nebula looks more like a cosmic "X" in this new image from Hubble.
25 April 2016, 03:38 PM ET
Astronomers are highly aware that the vast majority of matter in our universe is invisible, or 'dark.' So what the heck is it? Well, now we have a good idea as to what it probably isn't.
25 April 2016, 03:17 PM ET
About 50 years after having surgery, a man sought medical help for a rather unusual condition.
25 April 2016, 11:58 AM ET
Freddie Mercury's impressive vocal abilities are explained, in the first analysis of the singer's technique.
25 April 2016, 11:54 AM ET
For the band ArcAttack, harnessing the power of 1 million volts of electricity — and turning that energy into music — is business as usual.
25 April 2016, 08:16 AM ET
Even though humans aren't zooming to distant worlds at warp speed or using a transporter to teleport between two locations, Shatner says some of Star Trek's most out-of-this-world tech may not be so out of reach.
25 April 2016, 07:54 AM ET
Whether you fear face-planting the moment you get off a chairlift or you're perfectly at home on the slopes but want to better navigate a tricky black-diamond course, a new wearable gadget for skiers is here to help.
24 April 2016, 09:00 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.
24 April 2016, 07:43 AM ET
A massive reef system lurking in the mouth of the Amazon River hides a hidden menagerie of strange and wonderful underwater creatures.
24 April 2016, 07:18 AM ET
As "Game of Thrones" returns to HBO with a new season, Live Science takes a look at some real-world "dragons."
23 April 2016, 11:40 AM ET
Earthbound humans can now experience a view that emulates an astronaut's perspective more closely than anything ever seen before.
23 April 2016, 10:37 AM ET
NASA paid its respects to Prince with a gorgeous space image that recalled the late musician's most famous album, Purple Rain.