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10 December 2014, 01:28 AM ET
Research results will have implications for many other lakes in the U.S. and around the world that are also experiencing toxic blooms.
10 December 2014, 01:04 AM ET
What does this really mean for for the general public and health-care providers.
10 December 2014, 12:43 AM ET
The most widely accepted theory is that syphilis was brought to Europe from the New World following Columbus’s voyage in 1492. But ideas about the origin of the infection still cause controversy.
09 December 2014, 10:34 PM ET
A sonogram, or ultrasound scan, can help determine the sex of a baby, but using fetal ultrasound to create keepsakes is not recommended.
09 December 2014, 10:30 PM ET
Thick plates protected this massive dinosaur from predators.
09 December 2014, 07:20 PM ET
Scientists reveal the mechanism by which the brain creates long-lasting memories of painful or scary events.
09 December 2014, 07:14 PM ET
An international partnership called the Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABA) has begun creating a "framework" to conserve thousands of species in the Congo Basin.
09 December 2014, 06:58 PM ET
Mysterious Atlantic coast ocean oases host newfound marine life, and vibrant and diverse corals, but these environments are under threat.
09 December 2014, 04:55 PM ET
Mathematical research that could help drones navigate, and computer models for how trees grow snagged top honors at a national student math and science competition, the event's organizers announced today (Dec. 9).
09 December 2014, 03:32 PM ET
Nearly 2,000 travelers from Ebola-affected countries have arrived at five U.S. airports in recent weeks, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
09 December 2014, 03:04 PM ET
A bizarre fossil found in China looks like a bird's nest but is actually the remains of an animal shaped like a spiny balloon. The creature appears to have no living evolutionary descendants.
09 December 2014, 02:57 PM ET
How much do you know about creepy and crawly spiders?
09 December 2014, 01:48 PM ET
In central Africa, one of the world’s richest biological hotspots, an international group of scientists is working to preserve biodiversity as the climate warms.
09 December 2014, 01:09 PM ET
New prosthetic skin that is warm and elastic like real skin, and is packed with many different kinds of sensors, could one day help people with prosthetic limbs regain their sense of touch, researchers say.
09 December 2014, 01:00 PM ET
The world's most endangered porpoise could go extinct in four or five years if the Mexican government doesn't step up enforcement against illegal fishing.
09 December 2014, 01:00 PM ET
Illegal gillnet fishing in the Gulf of California is driving the vaquita, a tiny, critically endangered and elusive porpoise, to extinction.
09 December 2014, 12:28 PM ET
Inbreeding, poaching, a lack of herders and climate change are contributing to the iconic animal's decline.
09 December 2014, 12:01 PM ET
Curiosity has found evidence that the 96-mile-wide (154 kilometers) Gale Crater, which the rover has been studying since August 2012, hosted a large lake long ago. Runoff into this lake eventually built up Mount Sharp, mission scientists say.
09 December 2014, 09:42 AM ET
An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.
09 December 2014, 09:22 AM ET
A 2,400-year-old Egyptian coffin with strange decorations offers insights into a tumultuous period of Egyptian history, under the rule of the Persian Empire.
09 December 2014, 09:22 AM ET
Injuries from working out at the gym are not uncommon, but some are more unusual than others. In a recent case, a 32-year-old man lost his vision in one eye after an intense session of handstand pushups.
09 December 2014, 08:46 AM ET
A 10-year-old boy who swallowed 16 tiny magnets developed serious injuries that required extensive surgery, according to a new report that highlights the life-threatening dangers of magnets in children's toys.
09 December 2014, 07:03 AM ET
Staying warm in cold weather is easier if you pay attention to the science of heat transfer. Live Science spoke with an expert on wilderness medicine to bring you tips for keeping cozy.
09 December 2014, 06:58 AM ET
The U.S. military wants to develop flying aircraft carriers to transport drones in and out of surveillance zones.
09 December 2014, 12:40 AM ET
Fairly and efficiently distributing food is a large and complicated problem and a team of engineers set out to make it work better.
09 December 2014, 12:06 AM ET
Research has shown that squirrels exposed to stress hormones grow larger faster, improving survival chances.
08 December 2014, 11:29 PM ET
People have used bodybuilding to improve their physical performance for at least 1,500 years, and now we are applying it to muscle wasting research as well.
08 December 2014, 11:02 PM ET
If you prefer to order your pizza without going through all the trouble of actually speaking, Pizza Hut has just the thing for you...
08 December 2014, 09:46 PM ET
Stegosaurus' distinctive features make it one of the most recognizable dinosaurs.
08 December 2014, 08:59 PM ET
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. It is a serious illness and can be life threatening if not treated in time.
08 December 2014, 08:53 PM ET
Cervical cancer symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
08 December 2014, 06:01 PM ET
Natural temperature swings in the ocean, not global warming, are driving California's extreme drought, according to a new government study.