20 July 2015, 10:52 PM ET
Tramadol is a prescription medication used to treat pain.
20 July 2015, 04:58 PM ET
A burned 1,500-year-old Hebrew scroll found on the shore of the Dead Sea was recently deciphered, 45 years after archaeologists discovered it.
20 July 2015, 04:38 PM ET
Imagine a town with crosswalks but no pedestrians, cars and trucks but no drivers. Welcome to Mcity, a fake "town" built by researchers who are testing out the driverless cars of the future.
20 July 2015, 04:14 PM ET
The most far-reaching search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is now underway: A new $100 million initiative invites the world's top minds to scour the universe for signals from distant planets, scientists announced today (July 20).
20 July 2015, 03:57 PM ET
NASA released today (July 20) the first image of the sunlit side of Earth taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft from its final science orbit, and the beautiful photo has already made quite an impact.
20 July 2015, 03:51 PM ET
Many people with chronic pain aren't telling their primary doctors about their use of alternative therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic work, a new study suggests.
20 July 2015, 03:05 PM ET
A skeleton with a tell-tale knee injury may belong to Alexander the Great's father, Philip II. But a decades-old debate about the identity of these bones won't go down without a fight.
20 July 2015, 03:01 PM ET
An intractable debate in archaeology centers on whether burned bones in an ancient Macedonian tomb belong to Alexander the Great's illustrious father or his mentally disabled half-brother.
20 July 2015, 11:54 AM ET
Small, discreet and Bluetooth-enabled, the new generation of hearing aids look more like something out of a spy movie than a doctor's office.
20 July 2015, 11:07 AM ET
Several artifacts have been discovered in a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date to the American Revolution. Here's a look at what scientists spied with the manned submersible called Alvin.
20 July 2015, 11:07 AM ET
While searching for a mooring from a previous trip, researchers off the coast of North Carolina discovered a well-preserved shipwreck and artifacts that may date to the American Revolution.
20 July 2015, 09:30 AM ET
As the baby boomers get older, the rates of Alzheimer's disease among the people of this generation will climb considerably, according to a new study.
20 July 2015, 07:38 AM ET
The second annual Dronestagram Aerial Photography Contest brought these incredible images to light.
20 July 2015, 07:24 AM ET
Whether they're capturing panoramic views of tulip fields or snapping thrilling images of cliff divers plunging into the sea, one thing is for certain: Drones can take awesome pictures.
20 July 2015, 07:17 AM ET
Weird, "hybridized" animal skeletons, including a cow-horse and a six-legged sheep litter the bottom of storage pits in an Iron Age site in England, archaeologists have found.
20 July 2015, 07:15 AM ET
An Iron Age settlement in southern England is home to curious, hybridized animal burials.
19 July 2015, 08:46 AM ET
The character Atticus Finch, revered by many as a paragon of justice, has transformed into an unapologetic racist in Harper Lee's new novel, "Go Set a Watchman." But it's curious that Atticus endorses racism, as most tend to become more tolerant with age.
18 July 2015, 07:50 AM ET
A scientist who claims waning solar activity in the next 15 years will trigger what some are calling a mini ice age has revived talk about the effects of man-made versus natural disruptors to Earth's climate.
18 July 2015, 07:45 AM ET
Green globs of little critters in the ocean are responsible for half of the cloud droplets that cover the Southern Ocean during the summer – the link between the critters and clouds provides needed insight for predicting the effects of climate change.
17 July 2015, 11:31 PM ET
The engimatic flat region, which researchers have dubbed "Sputnik Planum," is broken into cell-like blocks and harbors mysterious pitted terrain and dark streaks of material that may have been deposited by Plutonian wind.
17 July 2015, 02:45 PM ET
Planned Parenthood denies recent allegations that the organization profits from fetal tissue donation. But what exactly is fetal tissue used for in medical research, and what are the ethical issues surrounding its use?
17 July 2015, 12:35 PM ET
An ultramarathon runner overcame an early injury, sleep deprivation and steep terrain to complete an astounding 2,189-mile run along the Appalachian Trail in 46 days and 8 hours.
17 July 2015, 07:38 AM ET
The disappearance of the skull of German film director F.W. Murnau is disturbing; and while body snatching is taboo it's far from rare. Motives range from the mercenary to the macabre.
17 July 2015, 07:05 AM ET
Rest in peace? Not when body snatchers are afoot. Six gruesome grave robberies in history reveal that even fame doesn't guarantee you a peaceful slumber.
17 July 2015, 07:03 AM ET
Black widow males destroy large sections of their mates' webs in order to ward off potential rivals.
16 July 2015, 04:54 PM ET
Bacon-flavored seaweed is the new kale.
16 July 2015, 04:44 PM ET
People raising backyard chickens should know not to cuddle or kiss the birds, to avoid the risk of Salmonella, according to the CDC.
16 July 2015, 02:20 PM ET
A new study is turning an ear toward what exactly makes screams so terrifying.
16 July 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Scientists have created a long-sought particle in the lab by hitting a crystal lattice with photons.
16 July 2015, 01:36 PM ET
Tracking your heart rate can put you more in touch with your stress levels, a new study suggests.
16 July 2015, 12:46 PM ET
16 July 2015, 12:46 PM ET
Young American women commonly smoke, but only very lightly, or they smoke on some days but not others, a new study finds.