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18 April 2016, 04:44 PM ET
When it comes to colon cancer risk, should you go nuts?
18 April 2016, 03:46 PM ET
A new generation of muon telescopes has been built to detect the presence of secret structures within Egypt's pyramids.
18 April 2016, 03:26 PM ET
Money can't buy you love, the old saying goes. But does science say otherwise?
18 April 2016, 03:12 PM ET
Feeding time for the endangered Lake Titicaca frogs in the collections of the Denver Zoo. The frogs leap to snap at red wiggler worms but sometimes miscalculate and chomp down on a buddy's leg.
18 April 2016, 03:06 PM ET
The age at which people first have sex is largely influenced by social factors, but genes play a role too.
18 April 2016, 02:44 PM ET
Dealing with a rusty bicycle chain can be a messy affair, but a new bike from Ikea solves that problem. The furniture retail giant recently introduced its "Sladda" bike, which uses an oil-free and corrosion-resistant drive belt rather than a metal chain.
18 April 2016, 12:53 PM ET
Lightning flashing in the sky during volcanic eruptions stems both from ash and from ice, scientists find.
18 April 2016, 12:43 PM ET
The moon holds a mystical place in the history of human culture, so it's no wonder that many myths exist.
18 April 2016, 12:37 PM ET
Have you read that the moon will turn green on April 20 or May 29? Don't believe it.
18 April 2016, 11:21 AM ET
How did a mediocre artist without many social skills manage to become a murderous dictator? Here's a look at Hitler's early rise to power.
18 April 2016, 10:16 AM ET
Your smartphone could one day be replaced by an electronic display laminated to the back of your hand, if the inventors of a new ultrathin "e-skin" have their way.
18 April 2016, 10:02 AM ET
Fish have fins and gills, but they don't have necks. That's partly because it would be difficult to swim quickly with a neck that wagged back and forth in the water.
18 April 2016, 08:45 AM ET
Which day will it be?
18 April 2016, 08:21 AM ET
If the discoveries are confirmed, they would add to the single known Viking settlement in the New World, located at L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland.
18 April 2016, 07:44 AM ET
Archaeologists are investigating three sites that may have served as Viking outposts about 1,000 years ago.
16 April 2016, 10:32 PM ET
Here's what gives "asparagus pee" that sulfurous smell and why some people just can't detect the odor.
15 April 2016, 09:31 PM ET
An enormous space "spider," glowing a strange and radioactive shade of green, stretches its many legs across the cosmos in a stunning new NASA photo.
15 April 2016, 09:19 PM ET
Look up this weekend to catch bright Mars as it begins a zigzag detour across the spring sky.
15 April 2016, 06:56 PM ET
A magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck southern Japan today, less than two days after a 6.2-magnitude temblor rocked the same region, triggering tsunami advisories in the area. Why do so many earthquakes strike this part of the world?
15 April 2016, 06:16 PM ET
A mass grave holding the bodies of at least 80 prisoners has been unearthed just outside of Athens, and may hold the bodies of members of an ancient revolt.
15 April 2016, 06:16 PM ET
A new study looks at whether kids really are more hyper and sleep less on nights with a full moon. Here's what it found.
15 April 2016, 05:52 PM ET
A new study suggests another reason to avoid fast food.
15 April 2016, 03:34 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element gold.
15 April 2016, 02:15 PM ET
What's causing those lumps and bumps on your hips and thighs?
15 April 2016, 01:34 PM ET
In the dark of night, an enterprising octopus named Inky snuck out of his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand and made an eight-armed dash for freedom.
15 April 2016, 01:27 PM ET
An outbreak of a rare bacterial illness that first appeared in Wisconsin has now popped up in two nearby states, officials say.
15 April 2016, 11:26 AM ET
Artificial intelligence has had its share of ups and downs recently.
15 April 2016, 07:17 AM ET
Find out how to keep those pesky mosquitoes and ticks from feasting on your skin this summer.
15 April 2016, 07:12 AM ET
For some, Earth Day is a time to explore nature and reflect on the planet's health. For others, it's a time to take action.
14 April 2016, 11:46 PM ET
Wildebeests, also called gnus, are large African antelopes.
14 April 2016, 11:38 PM ET
A number of different things can affect the color of your teeth and turn them yellow.
14 April 2016, 08:03 PM ET
The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.