03 December 2013, 06:45 PM ET
Yes, animals were harmed in that film.
03 December 2013, 06:07 PM ET
Sometimes only barely visible in the dark, bioluminescent mushrooms can be elusive.
03 December 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Accidents occurring on buses, airplanes, roadways and trains will probably never stop completely, but a number of technology innovations could help prevent many accidents in the near future.
03 December 2013, 05:50 PM ET
Millions of years ago, several groups of dinosaurs evolved beaks much like the bills on their bird cousins today, and a new study could help explain why.
03 December 2013, 05:22 PM ET
Eco Honeybees, a Virginia-based company, loans beehives to individuals, businesses and schools in and around metro Washington, D.C., suburban Northern Virginia and Maryland, according to media reports.
03 December 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Andrea Johnson, who works on Prime III, an electronic system designed to improve voting accessibility, discusses her passion for her field.
03 December 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Scientists recently found tumors in bronze whaler and great white sharks, showing that the animals do in fact get cancer. This counters pseudoscientific claims that shark cartilage may treat cancer.
03 December 2013, 04:15 PM ET
Rowdy fans stomping and roaring when the Seattle Seahawks scored a touchdown last night (Dec. 2) shook the football stadium so hard that a nearby seismic monitor registered an "earthquake."
03 December 2013, 04:10 PM ET
To Andrea Johnson, the best part about being a scientist is being able to explore things that interest her and no one can tell her no.
03 December 2013, 03:53 PM ET
A seemingly desolate cave system in southern Arizona actually plays host to a surprisingly diverse array of microbes that survive underground despite the extreme dearth of light and nutrients, according to a new study.
03 December 2013, 03:16 PM ET
In a public outreach effort, scientists at Columbia University have banded together to create a 2014 Climate Model wall calendar, in which they dress up and smile for the camera and help show the public that they are normal people.
03 December 2013, 02:20 PM ET
The Merriam-Webster dictionary noted an increased interest in the word "science" this year and crowned the word as its 2013 Word of the Year.
03 December 2013, 12:47 PM ET
In a series of lawsuits, a rights group is asking a judge this week to free four chimpanzees held in captivity in New York. And if they're successful, it could mark the first time chimps are recognized not as property, but legal persons under U.S. law.
03 December 2013, 12:44 PM ET
Up until now, most of the popular 3D printing hype has swirled around plastic 3D printers, which have been used to make everything from clothing to art. Now, scientists have built a new open-source 3D metal printer that costs under $1200, and shared their
03 December 2013, 12:10 PM ET
Borrowing ideas from weather forecasting, researchers have developed a system to predict, weeks in advance, when a city will see the peak of its seasonal flu outbreak.
03 December 2013, 12:01 PM ET
Despite the bad press, wind turbines are less of a threat to birds than traditional energy production and distribution.
03 December 2013, 11:58 AM ET
New research reveals the motivations behind taking home a stranger or calling up an acquaintance for a night of no-strings attached sex. Defining casual relationships such as booty call allows psychologists to study them.
03 December 2013, 11:43 AM ET
Drexel researchers use ultrasound to deliver customized medication through the skin.
03 December 2013, 11:18 AM ET
Researcher Nina Kraus has found a positive impact on long-term brain functions in people with as few as four years of musical training.
03 December 2013, 10:55 AM ET
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano took this photo of the Mediterranean and the Pleiades as seen from the International Space Station in this cool space wallpaper. "The Mediterranean, the Pleiades and a storm in the distance," he Tweeted on July 29, 2013.
03 December 2013, 10:11 AM ET
A 36-year old woman is the first person in Hong Kong to have become infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus, officials said late Monday.
03 December 2013, 10:00 AM ET
Archaeologists have discovered the first ruins of a building from the Hasmonean period in Jerusalem, filling a gap in the ancient city's history, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced.
03 December 2013, 08:25 AM ET
Now two independent groups of researchers suggest quantum entanglement may indeed be linked to wormholes. If this connection is true, it could help bridge quantum mechanics with general relativity, potentially helping better understand both.
02 December 2013, 11:24 PM ET
Impacted earwax is one cause of hearing problems, and is more common with increasing age. Here are ways to deal with too much earwax.
02 December 2013, 07:33 PM ET
Taylor F. Lockwood photographed bioluminescent mushrooms and set a compilation of them to classical music.
02 December 2013, 07:00 PM ET
Using laundry powder, create beautiful crystal snowflakes you can hang on your Christmas tree.
02 December 2013, 06:42 PM ET
If the planet warms by a couple degrees, what does that mean for your neighborhood?
02 December 2013, 05:39 PM ET
A rare weather event called a temperature inversion has created a situation where the Grand Canyon has filled with fog, offering a stunning view.
02 December 2013, 05:31 PM ET
Is tornado frequency really increasing as the global climate warms?
02 December 2013, 05:25 PM ET
Halting efforts could result in rapid climate changes and even war.
02 December 2013, 05:14 PM ET
In the wake of a deadly New York City train accident that left four people dead and more than 60 injured, commuters may be wondering how safe it is to travel by rail.
02 December 2013, 05:03 PM ET
In an effort to humanize climate scientists and engage the public with climate change research, Columbia scientists have banded together to model in the first ever Climate Model wall calendar.