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17 January 2015, 11:43 PM ET
Turtles and the magnetic field, fossils galore and even an ancient shipwreck — just a few of the cool photos in Science this week.
17 January 2015, 10:33 AM ET
The fossilized remains of a small aquatic reptile surrounded by six babies suggest that the extinct animal was caring for the little ones when they died, a new study finds.
16 January 2015, 04:00 PM ET
More than 40 percent of Americans who drink alcohol also take medications that may interact with their booze, a new study finds.
16 January 2015, 03:05 PM ET
Dark matter and dark energy can't be seen, but that doesn't mean they don't yield stunning images.
16 January 2015, 02:52 PM ET
When recess takes place before lunch — as opposed to after — kids eat 54 percent more fruits and veggies, a new study shows.
16 January 2015, 01:52 PM ET
Whether you are an advanced yogi, or just learning the basic yoga poses, there are apps that can help you. We checked out available yoga apps, and here are our favorites.
16 January 2015, 11:24 AM ET
Believed to be caused by increasing human contribution of carbon dioxide and heat-trapping gases, the steady increase in average temperatures peaked yet again in 2014. Since 2000, the record for warmest year has been broken 10 times.
16 January 2015, 11:10 AM ET
Global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since 1880.
16 January 2015, 07:07 AM ET
Our human ancestors began tasting food differently sometime after the human family tree branched off from the ancestors of chimpanzees, researchers say.
16 January 2015, 07:03 AM ET
Quantum dot masers could help develop quantum computers and probe the mysteries of entanglement.
16 January 2015, 12:42 AM ET
Today (Jan. 16), climate scientists are expected to announce that global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since 1880.
15 January 2015, 10:50 PM ET
Nearly 6 million U.S. adults suffer from bipolar disorder.
15 January 2015, 10:23 PM ET
Nearly every region of the world has influenced the customs and traditions of the United States.
15 January 2015, 10:19 PM ET
The urinary system – also known as the renal system – produces, stores and eliminates urine, the fluid waste excreted by the kidneys
15 January 2015, 09:29 PM ET
Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition caused by irregularities in the cardiac electrical signal. The condition can result in stroke or heart failure, but treatment is available.
15 January 2015, 09:27 PM ET
The symptoms of hantavirus infection plus causes, treatments and other facts.
15 January 2015, 07:37 PM ET
Scientists will closely study runners' health and well-being as they run more than 3,000 miles across America in four months, about a marathon a day.
15 January 2015, 05:46 PM ET
Exercising within your target heart rate zone has benefits, and wearable heart rate monitors make doing so easier. Here are some of the best heart rate monitor watches on the market.
15 January 2015, 03:39 PM ET
Stereotypes hold that women can't be geniuses, and this might explain why women are underrepresented in certain academic fields, in which people believe natural talent is the most important factor for success.
15 January 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Every year, flocks of geese migrate hundreds of miles over the Himalayas, from their breeding grounds in Mongolia to Southeastern Tibet or India for the winter. Now, a new study reveals how these maverick aviators fly so far in the thin mountain air.
15 January 2015, 01:41 PM ET
This year's flu vaccine is not very effective at preventing the flu, particularly among adults, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
15 January 2015, 12:52 PM ET
Sugars may form in the types of ice found in deep space — a finding that could help to explain how comets and meteorites could have seeded the primordial Earth with key ingredients for life.
15 January 2015, 12:00 PM ET
Female sea turtles, known to swim thousands of miles before returning to their birthplace to lay eggs, find their way home by relying on unique magnetic signatures along the coast, a new study finds.
15 January 2015, 12:00 PM ET
The stress of being around a stranger can dampen people's ability to feel their pain, new research shows.
15 January 2015, 10:05 AM ET
Social media and other technologies might help lower stress, but not for everybody.
15 January 2015, 09:05 AM ET
3D printers are best known for churning out brightly colored plastic doodads, but two companies are exploring the scientific uses of these machines.
15 January 2015, 07:08 AM ET
It's rare that the deadly virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) spreads from camels to people, a new study says.
14 January 2015, 11:48 PM ET
Is there a future for nanoscience and nanoscale technology?
14 January 2015, 11:33 PM ET
The writing is on the wall that more and more states are going to legalize cannabis in various ways and that access will become easier and easier.
14 January 2015, 10:26 PM ET
What's behind perpetually lousy moods.
14 January 2015, 10:26 PM ET
Medical marijuana is legal in some states, but debate rages on about whether the health benefits outweigh the risks.
14 January 2015, 10:19 PM ET
Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, encompasses a range of conditions. The root of heart disease is when that blood flow is blocked.