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03 April 2015, 04:30 PM ET
Since ancient times, Jerusalem has been a magnet for religious pilgrims from some of the world's largest faiths — namely, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. But for a small percentage of these visitors, their reverence may become pathological.
03 April 2015, 03:46 PM ET
It’s a great day for particle physics fans: the world’s largest atom smasher has been cleared to start running again as early as this weekend.
03 April 2015, 03:06 PM ET
The 2011 Japan tsunami released thousands of tons of ozone-destroying chemicals and greenhouse gases into the air.
03 April 2015, 02:21 PM ET
The world is becoming more religious, as the number of agnostics and others who don't affiliate with a certain religion shrinks as a percentage of the global population.
03 April 2015, 01:43 PM ET
To survive global warming, technology for survival needs to reach all nations.
03 April 2015, 12:01 PM ET
Skin-like, flexible, 'smart bandages' now in early development can sense how well a wound is healing and release embedded medication to fight a resurgent infection.
03 April 2015, 08:21 AM ET
Kids might get allergic reactions after Easter egg hunts. Here's why.
03 April 2015, 08:17 AM ET
A new study has shown that although huge floods are rare in human lifetimes, they are responsible for sculpting the steep mountains in Colorado's semiarid landscape.
03 April 2015, 08:13 AM ET
Every spring, colorful eggs show up in Easter egg hunts. But besides serving as an oval canvas for egg decorators and a symbol of rebirth and fertility, avian eggs are known for their diversity in shape and size.
02 April 2015, 11:45 PM ET
Malignant mesothelioma is a cancer of the thin layer of tissue that covers the heart, lungs and other internal organs.
02 April 2015, 08:25 PM ET
To understand extinction, art can bring a brutal power to the message of loss.
02 April 2015, 07:30 PM ET
A deformed frog, preserved and stained with its disfigurations, is a poignant statement on environmental destruction.
02 April 2015, 06:30 PM ET
A splash of bleach can kill germs on a kitchen counter, but it may also cause health problems in children, a new study finds.
02 April 2015, 05:04 PM ET
To better understand autism, researchers are now studying neurons crafted from the stem cells of patients.
02 April 2015, 04:50 PM ET
A new study suggests Anne Frank probably did not survive to her official death date of March 31, 1945.
02 April 2015, 04:22 PM ET
Joni Mitchell has said she suffers from the strange and controversial condition called Morgellons disease.
02 April 2015, 01:53 PM ET
The burial ground from a medieval hospital had been hidden for more than a century in Cambridge, England. Archaeologists recently excavated the graveyard and discovered hundreds of skeletons.
02 April 2015, 01:48 PM ET
Americans who travel abroad are bringing back a multidrug-resistant stomach bug that has caused several outbreaks in the United States in the past year.
02 April 2015, 12:48 PM ET
Engineers at the University of California-Berkely are developing sensors to detect signs of tissue damage before they fully develop. They also hope to develop a pen-sized version of the 'bandage' for nurses to use for spot checking patients.
02 April 2015, 12:36 PM ET
Archaeologists recently got a rare chance to excavate one of the largest medieval hospital burial grounds in Britain.
02 April 2015, 12:20 PM ET
Researchers find that when remembering words, our brain ignores how the word sounds or how it is spelled. We just how the letters of the word look together.
02 April 2015, 12:18 PM ET
A new map shows the distribution of lightning strikes across the Earth over the past two decades.
02 April 2015, 11:35 AM ET
At $299, the Wellograph fitness watch's sleek design and intuitive graphics don't come cheap.
02 April 2015, 09:52 AM ET
Altaeros Energies Buoyant Airborne Turbine dirigible can lift a generator higher than current tower mounted wind turbines, producing twice the energy from the faster wind velocities aloft.
02 April 2015, 09:34 AM ET
A dinosaur couple that appears to have died together after wooing each other has been identified in remains unearthed at the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.
02 April 2015, 12:09 AM ET
Tomorrow's robots will be better learners than Chappie — and humans will be better teachers.
01 April 2015, 06:00 PM ET
The tarantula is a fast-moving spider, but it's not always a coordinated one, a new study finds. As the arachnid increases its speed, it also loses some of its coordination, becoming a "little wonky," researchers said.
01 April 2015, 05:56 PM ET
A man in Arkansas suffered kidney failure after drinking too much iced tea for many years.
01 April 2015, 05:47 PM ET
North Shore-LIJ Health System's Dr. Jill Maura Rabin breaks down the most common misconceptions. A study of over 6000 babies has shown that breast feeding leads to higher IQ and higher earning potential.
01 April 2015, 05:19 PM ET
Physicist Jon Butterworth will recount the dramatic hunt for the Higgs boson in a lecture tonight (April 1) at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada.
01 April 2015, 05:18 PM ET
The California snowpack is at a record low, and the state announced mandatory water restrictions today.
01 April 2015, 05:09 PM ET
The astronauts living and working on the International Space Station are eye to eye with a deadly super typhoon as it heads toward the Philippines.