14 July 2014, 05:32 PM ET
More than 18 dinosaur skeletons illegally taken from Mongolia were formally returned to their homeland during a ceremony in New York last week, U.S. authorities announced.
14 July 2014, 05:26 PM ET
The cold front sweeping across the United States is not technically a polar vortex, but it will bring significantly lower temperatures.
14 July 2014, 05:18 PM ET
Unhealthy foods like white bread and crackers cause the wing deformity, which inhibits the birds ability to fly, and can result in death. The Humane Society of the United States strongly advises not to feed wildlife.
14 July 2014, 05:01 PM ET
The Game Innovation Lab at NYU-Poly has developed playful digital interaction devices that they call the "Fidget Widgets".
14 July 2014, 03:05 PM ET
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
14 July 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Photos of 13,400-year-old Clovis points and gomphothere bones that were discovered on a ranch in Sonora, Mexico.
14 July 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Areas of the brain responsible for producing speech movement light up in babies' brains month before they say their first words
14 July 2014, 03:00 PM ET
On a ranch in northwestern Sonora, Mexico, archaeologists have discovered 13,400-year-old Clovis points mingled with bones from an extinct elephant relative called the gomphothere.
14 July 2014, 02:37 PM ET
Archaeologists have unearthed a small iron pin used to screw a false tooth into the mouth of ancient Celtic woman.
14 July 2014, 02:27 PM ET
The British Royal Navy christened its newest and largest aircraft carrier earlier this month, in a special ceremony led by the next-generation vehicle's namesake: Queen Elizabeth II.
14 July 2014, 02:17 PM ET
A sixth-grade student’s science fair project led to the discovery that erythritol, a sugar alcohol in Truvia, may be a human-safe insecticide.
14 July 2014, 01:44 PM ET
New research shows stress may make people burn calories more slowly, suggesting a high-fat comfort food may be the wrong way of coping with stressful events.
14 July 2014, 09:51 AM ET
CT Scanning has revealed the grim last moments to two ancient mammoth calves that choked on mud more than 40,000 years ago.
14 July 2014, 08:25 AM ET
The favor of a political leader can be seen from space, with nighttime lights increasing in regions of politically corrupt countries that see a hometown hero taking national power.
14 July 2014, 04:26 AM ET
The youngest infants are at greatest risk of SIDS from co-sleeping with a parent or other caretaker, while younger infants face an increased risk of suffocation from blankets, pillows and stuffed animals.
13 July 2014, 01:13 AM ET
From a melted road at Yellowstone to growling seahorses, here are some of the coolest stories in Science this week.
13 July 2014, 12:34 AM ET
Olfactory receptors in the skin can accelerate the healing process.
12 July 2014, 11:38 PM ET
The need for speed drives search for hybrid communication technologies.
12 July 2014, 04:56 PM ET
Our understanding of fats is evolving.
12 July 2014, 12:44 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
12 July 2014, 11:11 AM ET
A stunning super moon, a mass of anchovies and African dust made our top picks for the best images in Science this week.
11 July 2014, 08:18 PM ET
CT Scanning and detailed analysis has revealed the grim last moments for two baby mammoths (named Lyuba and Khroma by researchers) about 42,000 years ago.
11 July 2014, 06:17 PM ET
The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency is known for trying to solve really out-of-this-world problems. But the agency's latest project solves a more commonplace conundrum: how to hit a target, even if you have bad aim.
11 July 2014, 05:31 PM ET
A mosaic discovered in an ancient synagogue in Galilee depicts a bloody battle scene instead of a traditional Biblical scene.
11 July 2014, 05:18 PM ET
How physics keeps people from falling off water slides, like world's tallest water slide in Kansas City named Verruckt.
11 July 2014, 04:54 PM ET
A student in Taiwan who left disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months straight developed a rare and serious eye infection that ultimately took her vision, according to news reports.
11 July 2014, 04:28 PM ET
New Yorkers may be treated to a stunning sunset tonight (July 11), with the return of a phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge," which occurs when the setting sun aligns with Manhattan's grid of streets.
11 July 2014, 04:14 PM ET
There is enough evidence to support the use of probiotics to treat four conditions, doctors say.
11 July 2014, 03:43 PM ET
You might want to step outside tomorrow night (July 12), when a bulging "supermoon" will rise in the evening sky. The event coincides with Manhattanhenge, when the setting sun will align along the east-west streets in the grid of Manhattan.
11 July 2014, 02:09 PM ET
Yellowstone National Park closed a popular road Thursday (July 10) after geothermal heat cooked the asphalt.
11 July 2014, 01:58 PM ET
Losing yourself in an acting role might be difficult, but imagine how hard it is if the human you're playing isn't human at all. Karin Konoval, who plays the orangutan Maurice in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" talks about the transformation.
11 July 2014, 01:54 PM ET
Compulsive sexual behavior may have the same patterns of brain activity as those associated with drug addiction, a new study finds.