15 June 2015, 02:29 AM ET
Young people who use marijuana are increasingly turning to "dabbing," a new paper suggests.
13 June 2015, 11:09 PM ET
Old concrete is not known for standing up to earthquakes, but retrofits made with carbon fiber and shape memory alloy may change that assumption.
13 June 2015, 04:57 PM ET
With the power of an early universe in its control, what will the LHC find next?
13 June 2015, 12:06 PM ET
No matter how thrilling this movie may be, one question will plague me throughout: where are the dung beetles?
13 June 2015, 09:07 AM ET
Faced with a rapidly changing habitat, polar bears are adapting with a new entrée: For the first time, a polar bear was seen preying on a white-beaked dolphin carcass that had been trapped in the ice in Svalbard.
13 June 2015, 08:32 AM ET
For the first time, scientists have reported polar bears preying on white-beaked dolphins in Svalbard. Check out these stunning photos of the bears and their dolphin meals on an icy island.
12 June 2015, 05:12 PM ET
A man who received a penis transplant has impregnated his girlfriend, suggesting that the transplanted organ has at least some functionality.
12 June 2015, 05:03 PM ET
People who regularly eat peanuts may live longer, a new study from the Netherlands finds.
12 June 2015, 03:54 PM ET
Some members of a cannibalistic tribe in Papua New Guinea carry a gene that appears to protect against a fatal brain disease.
12 June 2015, 03:33 PM ET
A prominent feature of the Apple Watch is its health and fitness tracking, which monitors your movement throughout the day and reminds you to boost your activity. But is the device worth buying for its health features alone?
12 June 2015, 03:20 PM ET
A video of a diver appearing to high-five a shark made the rounds Wednesday (June 10) and one might reasonably ask whether that isn't a seriously dangerous thing to do. According to shark experts, it's not as crazy as it looks.
12 June 2015, 02:30 PM ET
There's only so much you can do to protect against Alzheimer's, a new study reveals.
12 June 2015, 02:22 PM ET
Studies show women do cry more than men — though not, as Tim Hunt claimed, because they can't take criticism, but because of various biological, social and environmental factors.
12 June 2015, 01:35 PM ET
Marge and Homer Simpson's marriage has survived countless calamities, but the couple is set to separate this fall, according to news sources. And sociologists are not surprised that America's favorite four-fingered couple is calling it quits.
12 June 2015, 11:17 AM ET
The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. Scientists sift through data generated by this facility, trying to understand the deepest and most fundamental laws of the universe.
12 June 2015, 11:13 AM ET
Astronomers have long known that galaxies spin more quickly than can be explained by the laws of physics.
12 June 2015, 11:07 AM ET
Supersymmetry is widely considered to be one of the most promising theories for extending our understanding of the Universe. In this video, Dr. Don Lincoln explains what Supersymmetry actually is.
12 June 2015, 07:30 AM ET
Physicists have chilled molecules of sodium potassium to just a smidgen above absolute zero — colder than the afterglow of the Big Bang.
11 June 2015, 10:01 PM ET
One of the biggest great white sharks ever recorded has sent waves across the Internet for her seeming high five with a dive master. Turns out, the diver in the shark cage was not slapping the shark's fin in celebration.
11 June 2015, 09:20 PM ET
Iguanas are lizards identified by their stocky stature, saggy skin and spines. They are popular pets and can live 15 to 20 years if cared for properly.
11 June 2015, 06:45 PM ET
Preemptive prostate removal may become more common, and may save lives.
11 June 2015, 06:07 PM ET
Tim Hunt's sexist comments may be particularly egregious, but they do reflect an underlying level of discrimination and hostility to women in science, research suggests.
11 June 2015, 04:41 PM ET
Major errors during surgery are rare, but preventable mistakes still happen in hospitals throughout the United States, a new review finds.
11 June 2015, 04:25 PM ET
A plaster sphinx, more than 90 years old and weathered by the elements, will make its 21st-century debut at a museum in Guadalupe, California, tomorrow (June 12).
11 June 2015, 04:25 PM ET
After spending more than 90 years in the sandy dunes of Guadalupe, California, a majestic plaster Hollywood sphinx, created for the 1923 blockbuster silent film "The Ten Commandments," is making its 21st century debut.
11 June 2015, 03:32 PM ET
While most people know the signs of drowning, they don't understand that drowning can have a delayed response that occurs once someone is on dry land.
11 June 2015, 12:44 PM ET
Men outnumbered women 10 to 1 in the early Seventies, but today that gap has closed to two to one.
11 June 2015, 12:09 PM ET
Hundreds of thousands of low-rise concrete buildings in the U.S. have not been retrofitted for earthquake safety.
11 June 2015, 10:23 AM ET
Tiny soft robotic tentacles might be ideal for delicate microscopic surgery, say researchers who were able to use the teensy "limbs" to pick up an ant without damaging its body.
11 June 2015, 07:34 AM ET
The aqueduct that fed ancient Rome carried hundreds of gallons of water per second, enough to support a million residents, a new calculation shows.
11 June 2015, 07:27 AM ET
It's a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes, with a backstory that puts "Game of Thrones" to shame: Who was laid to rest in a lavish, gold-filled Macedonian tomb near Vergina, Greece? Archaeologists may never agree if it's Alexander's dad or half brother.
11 June 2015, 12:55 AM ET
A baffling new mystery has turned up on Mercury — a pattern of giant cliffs and ridges on the planet's surface that defies any explanation that scientists have currently been able to offer.