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14 October 2014, 06:30 PM ET
Stem cells, with their ability to develop into many different types of tissue, have long been touted for their promise in regenerative medicine, yet treatments have been slow to develop. But now, a small study found that more than half of people given an
14 October 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Another rare case of fracking-caused earthquakes has jolted Ohio.
14 October 2014, 04:01 PM ET
A NASA mission is measuring biofuel emissions and contrail formation by flying jets directly behind a large aircraft.
14 October 2014, 03:39 PM ET
The discovery of several mysterious craters in Siberia earlier this year launched a wave of speculation about their origins. Now, a new report suggests an explanation for the holes, claiming it could also be linked to the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle
14 October 2014, 02:07 PM ET
To test the safety and efficiency of a giant helicopter, researchers recently dropped one from three stories in the air.
14 October 2014, 02:05 PM ET
Health officials are making immediate enhancements to improve safety at U.S. hospitals treating Ebola patients after a nurse became infected with the virus.
14 October 2014, 01:56 PM ET
A backpacker from Scotland recently found that the cause of her frequent nosebleeds was a 3-inch-long leech living inside her nose, for at least a month.
14 October 2014, 11:29 AM ET
The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 4,000 people, but it started with one person: a 2-year-old child who died on Dec. 6, 2013.
14 October 2014, 11:29 AM ET
Smoking is to blame for about 14 million major medical conditions among American adults in a single year, a new study shows.
14 October 2014, 11:27 AM ET
An Apple-1 computer, a window from the Manhattan Project test site and letters from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin will go on sale at a history-of-science auction this month.
14 October 2014, 11:06 AM ET
Rocks found in the deep ocean near methane vents are teeming with microscopic life, new research finds. Microbes live in (and build) these rocks, surviving on the greenhouse gas methane seeping from below the ocean floor.
14 October 2014, 10:28 AM ET
Scientists previously thought that the moon's volcanic activity died down a billion years ago. But new data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, hints that lunar lava flowed much more recently, perhaps less than 100 million years ago.
14 October 2014, 09:09 AM ET
A new drug for type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light might one day give patients with the disease more control over their blood sugar levels, some researchers say.
14 October 2014, 09:08 AM ET
An Iron Age chariot burned as a sacrifice more than 2,000 years ago is rediscovered in Leicestershire, England. The find, made by four university students, is a "once-in-a-career" discovery, according to archaeologists.
14 October 2014, 07:51 AM ET
Physicists have discovered a new particle from data from the Large Hadron Collider that could reveal how protons in atomic nuclei are held together.
14 October 2014, 07:43 AM ET
Three arm bones from a prehistoric individual, likely a Neanderthal, were uncovered in the Seine Valley of northern France, suggesting that Neanderthals had a temporary camp along the river 200,000 years ago.
14 October 2014, 12:06 AM ET
Archaeologists have discovered ornate bronze remains of an Iron Age chariot from the second or third century B.C. The chariot seems to have been buried as part of a religious offering, say the archaeologists.
13 October 2014, 08:13 PM ET
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract that causes severe coughing. The disease is especially serious for babies.
13 October 2014, 06:10 PM ET
Winners of the Nobel Prize in economics, including Paul Krugman, Daniel Kahneman and Milton Friedman.
13 October 2014, 05:37 PM ET
A "breach in protocol" led a nurse in Dallas to become the first person infected with Ebola in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
13 October 2014, 05:32 PM ET
Bringing a new perspective to the "mysteries of the unknown."
13 October 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Four San Francisco Bay Area faults have built up enough seismic strain to unleash destructive earthquakes.
13 October 2014, 04:44 PM ET
Statins should be considered as a possible treatment for Ebola, some researchers argue.
13 October 2014, 04:39 PM ET
September 2014 was the warmest September since 1880, update NASA data shows.
13 October 2014, 04:13 PM ET
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival.
13 October 2014, 03:08 PM ET
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has a history of phreatic eruptions, the same deadly blast that caught hikers at Japan's Mount Ontake volcano.
13 October 2014, 02:58 PM ET
People with autism may show improvements in their social skills after taking a compound called sulforaphane, which is extracted from broccoli, a small new study suggests.
13 October 2014, 02:47 PM ET
Use this body mass index (BMI) calculator to estimate your body fat and to see if you’re considered underweight, normal, overweight or obese.
13 October 2014, 02:35 PM ET
A spinal cord injury is caused by damage to parts of the spine.
13 October 2014, 02:01 PM ET
Hospital workers must be careful to avoid contamination when removing their soiled protective gear.
13 October 2014, 10:57 AM ET
Only one person has had contact with the second case of Ebola in Dallas when she might have been contagious, health officials said today.
13 October 2014, 10:53 AM ET
Bonhams auction house will hold a history-of-science themed auction on Oct. 22, featuring a vintage Apple-1 computer and a window from the Manhattan Project test site.