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22 July 2014, 02:32 AM ET
Loggerhead turtles inspire largest-ever U.S. critical habitat zone.
22 July 2014, 01:43 AM ET
Think before you connect your A/C to the Internet of Things.
22 July 2014, 01:24 AM ET
Narcolepsy is real, and serious — one of many sleep disorders that afflict Americans.
21 July 2014, 11:30 PM ET
Researchers have identified 83 new gene variants that are linked with the risk of schizophrenia, according to a new study. Many of the gene variations are common, and are found in healthy people, the researchers said.
21 July 2014, 07:00 PM ET
The HIV/AIDS community expressed sadness today over the loss of prominent AIDS researchers and activists who were aboard flight MH17, saying that the tragedy could also be a setback for research in the field.
21 July 2014, 05:28 PM ET
During extreme or unusual weather, Americans' political leanings seem to influence their Internet searches about the climate, new research suggests.
21 July 2014, 05:22 PM ET
Eating food with "good bacteria" or taking probiotics supplements may help reduce blood pressure, according to a new analysis.
21 July 2014, 05:16 PM ET
These animals are often kept as pets or farmed for their prized fur.
21 July 2014, 05:12 PM ET
Gazelles are a major food source for predators and rely on their speed to escape.
21 July 2014, 04:42 PM ET
Child sex trafficking crimes occur each day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care, and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say.
21 July 2014, 03:50 PM ET
Most Pacific islands will see dramatic change with sea level rise. Some low-lying islands could cease to exist. Many of Hawaii's roads and airports, sited on volcanic lowlands, are at risk from higher seas and stronger oceanic storm surges.
21 July 2014, 03:39 PM ET
Satellites have captured images of the scattered debris and charred wreckage where Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine last week, killing all 298 people on board.
21 July 2014, 03:36 PM ET
Bill Nye the Science Guy gave a lecture at Irving Plaza in New York City on the beginnings of his popular kids' TV show and the future of space exploration.
21 July 2014, 03:33 PM ET
Scientists searching for planets where E.T. may live have homed in on places where liquid water could exist. But a livable world may require not just water, but oceans, a new study suggests.
21 July 2014, 03:30 PM ET
Women make up a quarter of heart attack patients among the relatively young, but they fare worse than men.
21 July 2014, 03:16 PM ET
Eating a burger takes a big toll on the environment, reports one of the most comprehensive studies to date on livestock management in the United States.
21 July 2014, 03:07 PM ET
Engineers at Fukushima nuclear power plant have been trying to create a £185m ice wall to isolate contaminated water from mixing with groundwater.
21 July 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Cork quality has been declining for years, and scientists think it may be from cork oak trees adapting to climate change.
21 July 2014, 01:33 PM ET
As the number of offshore wind farms continues to grow, the farms could affect both seals and their prey, say scientists who discovered the animals may use the giant wind farms as hunting grounds.
21 July 2014, 11:50 AM ET
For the first time in more than 30 years, a litter of wolf pups was born in the wild in Mexico, wildlife authorities announced. The birth of the first wild litter marks an "important step in the reintroduction program" for the species.
21 July 2014, 11:43 AM ET
A river teeming with spawning salmon lures grizzly bears from hundreds of miles away, new research suggests.
21 July 2014, 11:41 AM ET
The astronauts who first walked on the moon also got some beautiful views of Earth during their journey. A 'Blue Marble' Earth image from July 16, 1969 shows the planet on the day of Apollo 11's launch.
21 July 2014, 11:22 AM ET
In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs. The researchers examined the health of corals around Barrow Island, off the west coast of Australia.
21 July 2014, 09:55 AM ET
The French multinational company Thalos is building a huge truck-mounted gun that can autonomously shoot down drones, helicopters, and missiles.
21 July 2014, 08:58 AM ET
Humans are getting taller; they're also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history. And all of these changes have occurred in the past 100 years, scientists say.
20 July 2014, 02:42 PM ET
The number of people diagnosed with HIV each year in the United States has declined overall in the last decade, but there have been increases in among young gay men, a new study finds.
20 July 2014, 02:17 PM ET
New researcher reveals that bewildering rock formations may owe their shapes to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above, scientists say.
20 July 2014, 01:43 PM ET
Rock formations such as arches, pillars, and pedestal can look as though they defy gravity. But new research how such amazing rock formations take shape.
20 July 2014, 02:00 AM ET
Genes among friends, full moon sleep patterns and drones in Hawaii are just a few of the cool stories in Science we found for you this week.
20 July 2014, 12:59 AM ET
No one likes to think alone.
20 July 2014, 12:17 AM ET
We need to make better use of land, light and logistics for an increasingly urban population. And we need to incorporate zero-waste and low-energy technologies into the task of food production.
19 July 2014, 02:36 PM ET
Gorgeous jellyfish, a new rodent species and a trash island are just the beginning of our favorite images in Science this week.