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10 November 2014, 03:13 PM ET
Divers have recovered a bronze bell from the wreck of the HMS Erebus, a British ship that was missing for nearly 170 years after an ill-fated expedition to the Canadian Arctic.
10 November 2014, 03:11 PM ET
Underwater archaeologists were the first people in nearly 170 years to lay eyes on HMS Erebus, a British ship that sank during an ill-fated exploration of the Canadian Arctic.
10 November 2014, 03:00 PM ET
A new study has revealed the genetic changes that led cats to become domesticated, and many are related to reward seeking and fear conditioning.
10 November 2014, 02:58 PM ET
Thousands of young U.S. children have ingested laundry detergent pods in recent years, leading researchers to call for safer packing of the colorful capsules, according to a new study.
10 November 2014, 02:57 PM ET
A statin drug which is taken by millions of Americans to lower their cholesterol level may also reverse certain types of learning deficits, according to a new study in mice.
10 November 2014, 02:21 PM ET
Tiny electrically activated "muscles" could one day give rise to microscopic robots that are smaller than a grain of sand, researchers say.
10 November 2014, 01:09 PM ET
What do mathematics and cooking have in common? They both involve a search for beauty in the world around us, one mathematician says.
10 November 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Baby birth weight charts in Canada may not accurately classify babies born to immigrant women, particularly those from South Asia and East Asia.
10 November 2014, 11:42 AM ET
During a survey of an Irish castle, archaeologist Antoine Giacometti stuck his hand into a wet washing pit beneath the floor. He didn't expect to find anything in the pit, much less a golden piece of jewelry dating back to the late 1600s.
10 November 2014, 11:40 AM ET
During an excavation of Rathfarnham Castle, a national monument in South Dublin, archaeologists found a horde of 17th century artifacts hidden in a washing pit.
10 November 2014, 06:57 AM ET
Scrawled in Medieval Latin on yellowing parchment, an original copy of the Magna Carta is now on view at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
10 November 2014, 06:56 AM ET
One of just four surviving copies of the Magna Carta is on display at the Library of Congress until Jan. 19, 2015. The 10-week exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor," celebrates the document's 800th birthday.
09 November 2014, 06:15 PM ET
Despite their recognition as an endangered species and the supposed protection that brings, pangolin are now the most trafficked wild mammal species in the world.
09 November 2014, 09:19 AM ET
Researchers are studying the reflectivity of Greenland's dark ice and how climate change may contribute to the ice sheet melting.
09 November 2014, 09:17 AM ET
Physicist Nami Arkani-Hamed gave a live lecture on the future of physics research and predicted that a revolution in the field is on its way.
09 November 2014, 01:44 AM ET
Fanged deer, big snakes and el nino chances falling; these are just a few of the coolest stories in science this week.
08 November 2014, 10:08 AM ET
An orphaned daughter, a fighter jet landing and a fanged deer are just a few of our favorite pics in Science this week.
08 November 2014, 06:10 AM ET
The bizarre, convoluted nasal passages of tanklike armored dinosaurs may have helped the animals cool the blood headed to their tiny brains, preventing overheating.
07 November 2014, 10:35 PM ET
Good designs do not need to be designs out of reach.
07 November 2014, 03:49 PM ET
The fossilized remains of a mare and her tiny, unborn foal tell researchers that reproduction in ancient horses wasn't too different from that of modern horses, new research finds.
07 November 2014, 02:16 PM ET
Cyborg cockroaches equipped with microphones could one day be used to navigate disaster scenes and listen for survivors.
07 November 2014, 02:05 PM ET
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment for health care workers to wear while treating Ebola patients, the agency said today.
07 November 2014, 11:52 AM ET
The European Space Agency's Gaia mission, which launched in December 2013, should find about 21,000 alien planets over the course of its five-year mission and perhaps 70,000 distant worlds if it keeps operating for 10 years, the study found.
07 November 2014, 09:49 AM ET
Flaming sex involves make-up, elaborate group dances and seasonal monogamy.
07 November 2014, 07:44 AM ET
New research shows that a major tectonic shift may explain the huge increase in new species during the Cambrian explosion.
07 November 2014, 07:40 AM ET
The young woolly mammoth's brain is the only such practically intact specimen known, revealing even the folds and vessels to scientists. The well-preserved remains of the ice age beast were discovered in the Siberian permafrost.
07 November 2014, 07:37 AM ET
Take a look at images of a 39,000-year-old woolly mammoth with a preserved brain discovered in the Siberian permafrost.
07 November 2014, 12:15 AM ET
The American chestnut tree was practically wiped out from the eastern United States 100 years ago by a deadly fungus, but now, thanks to a tweaked gene, researchers are growing trees that appear to be resistant.
07 November 2014, 12:00 AM ET
The "pollen vortex" that was predicted to happen in 2014 didn't occur, research suggests.
07 November 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Instead of the heart, try pumping the aorta.
06 November 2014, 11:44 PM ET
Hyundai-Kia is 2014's "greenest automaker" — so why are they paying a $100 million fine to the U.S. government?
06 November 2014, 11:21 PM ET
Sanctuaries are the final stop for many of the most exotic abandoned animals.