18 May 2015, 02:22 PM ET
Scientists have created a fold-up drone that fits in a pocket and rapidly unfolds before taking flight.
18 May 2015, 11:31 AM ET
For NFL players, a certain type of concussion — one that includes losing consciousness — may be worse for the brain, according to a new study
18 May 2015, 09:37 AM ET
If alien life does exist, scientists aren't sure what it would look like, but one cosmologists says such extraterrestrial creatures will be big — nearly 700 lbs. (314 kilograms), says a cosmologist who bases the estimate on statistics.
18 May 2015, 07:16 AM ET
A citizen-science project will examine the microbiome of cats' digestive systems, in both house pets and wild animals.
18 May 2015, 07:15 AM ET
Parents with concerns about their kids' behavior do not always talk about their worries with their child's doctor, but they should, researchers say.
17 May 2015, 01:42 PM ET
Some children who have asthma may also have peanut allergies but not know it, according to a new study.
17 May 2015, 09:38 AM ET
Rather than mundane, lazy sex, sloths participate in quite the mating game. In fact, sloth sex involves high-pitched screams, promiscuity and eye-gouging battles.
16 May 2015, 06:38 AM ET
The Viking Age may not have started with the plundering of England, but with the peaceful trading of handcrafted combs made out of reindeer antlers, a new study suggests.
15 May 2015, 06:30 PM ET
The longest consecutive train of Kelvin-Helmholtz waves ever seen in the sea was spotted in the Atlantic Ocean's Romanche Fracture Zone.
15 May 2015, 06:00 PM ET
Smoking may cause changes in cells that are linked cancers beyond lung cancer, including breast and gynecological cancers, a new study finds.
15 May 2015, 05:48 PM ET
Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were covered with the creepy critters and mounds of their silky threads.
15 May 2015, 05:17 PM ET
A specialized pacifier, developed by a nurse at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, is proving to have huge benefits for premature babies. Now the nurse who developed it is working to make them available to preemies wherever they are needed.
15 May 2015, 04:23 PM ET
The new "mini" size of Starbucks' Frappuccino iced drink is a good idea, but people should still be aware that the sugar-filled beverages are essentially desserts and thus shouldn't be consumed too frequently, experts say.
15 May 2015, 04:20 PM ET
A range of technologies, from 3D laser scans of train cars to video and data recordings, is aiding an investigation into the cause of a devastating Amtrak train derailment that occurred in Philadelphia earlier this week.
15 May 2015, 03:44 PM ET
A silvery-gray conger eel had already gone limp by the time fishermen found it on their trawler, but its shocking length of 7 feet (2.1 meters) still caught them off guard, according to the British company that found the huge eel.
15 May 2015, 01:36 PM ET
A vast Antarctica ice shelf that partly collapsed in 2002 has only a few years left before it fully disappears.
15 May 2015, 01:23 PM ET
A robotic arm inspired by octopus tentacles could make it easier for surgeons to access hard-to-reach parts of the body.
15 May 2015, 10:12 AM ET
People who brag may think it makes them look more likable or accomplished, but it often makes them seem more annoying, new research suggests.
15 May 2015, 07:42 AM ET
The proposed Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, D.C., plans to open its first exhibit, on the "future of travel" this summer.
15 May 2015, 07:40 AM ET
Many probiotics contain small amounts of gluten, but whether such traces are harmful for people who can't eat gluten is still unknown, a new study finds.
14 May 2015, 09:01 PM ET
Tonsil stones are accumulations of bacteria and debris in the crypts of some people's tonsils. This problem is not dangerous and is usually easily treatable.
14 May 2015, 06:54 PM ET
Older men who exercise 30 minutes a day tend to live longer than their couch potato counterparts, a new study finds.
14 May 2015, 04:15 PM ET
Remember "The Dress" — the photograph that sparked an online firestorm about whether the garment was white and gold or blue and black? Now, researchers have studied the phenomenon scientifically.
14 May 2015, 03:09 PM ET
outbreak of a stomach bug in Oregon tied to swimming in a lake highlights a perhaps less obvious hazard of summer fun.
14 May 2015, 02:02 PM ET
The tire-size opah, which can weigh up to 200 pounds, thrives in cold ocean depths by keeping its blood warm, making it the first fish ever discovered to generate its own body heat. It does so in a bizarre way.
14 May 2015, 02:00 PM ET
The moonfish, which are about the size of a manhole cover, is now considered the first-known warm-blooded fish. Here's a look at amazing images of the oddball fish.
14 May 2015, 01:44 PM ET
Driverless cars may be coming, but several problems will need to be solved before that can be become a reality.
14 May 2015, 01:37 PM ET
Thanks to Twitter, the chances of spotting the aurora borealis are getting better, a new study reports.
14 May 2015, 12:05 PM ET
Cinnamon and statins could interact and wind up damaging the liver, researchers say.
14 May 2015, 11:58 AM ET
The most common killers in the United States are well known — heart disease and cancer. But there are other, less common causes of death that are actually much more typical in certain states compared to the nation as a whole.
14 May 2015, 09:57 AM ET
A simple visual perception training task can improve vision by one or two lines on an eye chart, leading to super vision and improved gameplay in athletes.
14 May 2015, 07:18 AM ET
In a quest to figure out what makes some male sage grouse so sexy, one scientist has turned to partly taxidermied robots.