01 February 2016, 02:21 PM ET
As we enter a fourth industrial revolution, business may turn sharply towards conservation.
01 February 2016, 01:10 PM ET
The Earth is getting hotter, people are causing it.
01 February 2016, 12:21 PM ET
A new mock-up of the fetal brain reveals how it transforms from smooth hemispheres to its wrinkly, crinkly shape.
01 February 2016, 11:15 AM ET
Doctors wiped down the skin of newborns delivered by cesarean section with a gauze carrying their mothers' vaginal fluid. Here's what they found.
01 February 2016, 11:00 AM ET
Years of using marijuana may harm this cognitive ability.
01 February 2016, 07:24 AM ET
Instead of picturing everyone in the audience naked, imagining a more positive scenario like an encouraging audience or applause might be more helpful in reducing the anxiety of performing in front of an audience, according to a new study.
01 February 2016, 01:35 AM ET
Eating lots of fiber during the teen and early adulthood years may play a role in llowering breast cancer risk later in life, a new study suggests.
31 January 2016, 12:28 PM ET
Animals with bigger brains relative to body size are better when faced with a problem-solving task. The finding provides experimental data supporting the link between brain size and smarts, which scientists have long debated.
30 January 2016, 11:46 AM ET
Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life’s great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others.
30 January 2016, 09:48 AM ET
A sleek, white gadget that looks more like a trendy speaker than a tool for water conservation could stop people from wasting precious H2O, said one Silicon Valley startup.
30 January 2016, 09:13 AM ET
There's a new soft and squishy robot in town, and it's ready for some serious underwater business.
29 January 2016, 05:06 PM ET
Cases of a birth anomaly associated with pregnancy in young mothers that causes a fetus's bowels to form outside the body are increasing, particularly in non-Hispanic black mothers under age 20.
29 January 2016, 04:54 PM ET
Can climate warming be reversed if diets continue to add more meat?
29 January 2016, 04:26 PM ET
Map showing countries that have reported virus transmission, cases of the virus, or historical cases prior to 2015.
29 January 2016, 03:27 PM ET
Plate tectonics may have already been operating when Earth was just a baby, a chemical analysis of 3.5-billion-year-old diamonds reveals.
29 January 2016, 03:21 PM ET
Working out more does not necessarily translate into burning significantly more calories, a new study finds.
29 January 2016, 02:09 PM ET
Aerial drones are seemingly everywhere these days. Even in the most remote places on Earth, scientists are testing the limits of what these robotic devices can do.
29 January 2016, 02:02 PM ET
The world is warming, and people are causing it, despite the opinions of Patrick Michaels.
29 January 2016, 01:45 PM ET
Drones face a new set of challenges as scientists deploy the remote flying vehicles to create maps of sea ice in some of the most remote locations on Earth.
29 January 2016, 01:22 PM ET
Researchers used a novel specimen preparation method and micro-computed tomography (CT) to examine a new leech species — Chtonobdella tanae — which was named after best-selling author Amy Tan.
29 January 2016, 12:05 PM ET
A new computer program can decode what people are looking at almost as soon as they see the object, new research shows.
29 January 2016, 11:58 AM ET
Researchers using a brain model have recreated the processes that cause the initially smooth brain to get its characteristic folds and wrinkly appearance. The rapid expansion of the brain’s cortex causes it to swell, then crinkle.
29 January 2016, 11:25 AM ET
Forget the expression "nice guys finish last." A new study finds that men who are concerned for the well-being of others in place of themselves may have a better shot with women compared to men who are just good-looking.
29 January 2016, 11:14 AM ET
Pregnant women are bombarded with advice about avoiding chemicals. Should they use mosquito repellants?
29 January 2016, 09:57 AM ET
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests.
29 January 2016, 09:55 AM ET
Two species of tiny fungi from Antarctica survived an 18-month exposure to Mars-like conditions aboard the International Space Station, according to the study, which was published last month in the journal Astrobiology.
29 January 2016, 09:50 AM ET
The burnt eggshell fragments of an ancient giant bird have helped scientists solve a 50,000-year-old whodunit in Australia.
29 January 2016, 09:38 AM ET
The sonic booms that rattled residents of New Jersey up to Long Island, New York, yesterday may have been the result of flight testing of fighter jets at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland.
28 January 2016, 07:16 PM ET
Love it when things go ka-blooey? Be sure you add a lot of heat.
28 January 2016, 06:42 PM ET
Using reminders on your smartphone could prompt you to get moving.
28 January 2016, 05:28 PM ET
The boom was followed by nine others along the Eastern Seaboard from New Jersey to Long Island, New York. The cause of the booms remains elusive, with NASA, a Naval airbase and the Federal Aviation Authority saying they aren't responsible.
28 January 2016, 05:20 PM ET
As the mosquito-borne Zika virus continues to infect people in a relentless wave, there is a worldwide rush to learn more about the disease.