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14 July 2015, 08:26 AM ET
NASA's New Horizons probe flew by Pluto this morning (July 14), capturing history's first up-close looks at the frigid, far-flung world and completing the initial reconnaissance of the solar system (if all went according to plan).
14 July 2015, 07:22 AM ET
Two decades after stealing antiquities from a first-century Jewish city in the Golan Heights, on the borders of Israel and Syria, a robber returned the loot to a museum's courtyard, Israeli authorities announced.
14 July 2015, 07:20 AM ET
The black leopard of the Malaysian Peninsula actually has hidden leopard spots, which can be revealed using infrared cameras.
14 July 2015, 07:18 AM ET
Here's a look at magical black leopards whose complex patterns of spots are visible under infrared light. The leopards grace the Malaysian peninsula.
13 July 2015, 10:39 PM ET
Vitamin E is vital to keeping healthy and preventing various diseases. A healthy diet should provide all that you need. Supplements, in fact, can be dangerous.
13 July 2015, 08:12 PM ET
Tiny nematode worms take the slug poop express when traveling from food source to food source, revealing a previously unknown nematode lifestyle within the guts of slugs.
13 July 2015, 07:16 PM ET
Formaldehyde exposure from embalming fluid may put funeral directors at an increased risk of ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
13 July 2015, 06:49 PM ET
A new Ebola vaccine is made from a respiratory virus, potentially paving the way for an inhaled Ebola vaccine.
13 July 2015, 05:42 PM ET
Cyclist Ivan Basso's announcement that he has testicular cancer comes decades after Lance Armstrong famously battled the disease. But could there be a link between cycling and this cancer?
13 July 2015, 05:01 PM ET
Even 4.67 billion miles (7.5 billion km) away from Earth, the New Horizons mission at Pluto could help scientists learn more about planet Earth.
13 July 2015, 04:33 PM ET
Health care debates are more about politics than a rational discussion to improve people's health, according to researchers who examined arguments made over the last 40 years.
13 July 2015, 02:57 PM ET
Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.
13 July 2015, 02:45 PM ET
During a recent marine excursion, researchers searching for lobster larva unexpectedly discovered a geologic wonder: a 50-million-year-old cluster of extinct volcanoes submerged in the water off eastern Australia.
13 July 2015, 01:57 PM ET
Pluto may only be the beginning of NASA New Horizons' exploration of the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt.
13 July 2015, 01:52 PM ET
Investigation of imagery and other data from the approaching probe reveal Pluto to be larger than previous estimates. Principal investigator Alan Stern explains the implications on ice composition, rock estimates, and atmospheric composition.
13 July 2015, 12:56 PM ET
When people forage for wild mushrooms, they may mistakenly eat a poisonous variety, a new case shows.
13 July 2015, 10:30 AM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element plutonium.
13 July 2015, 08:14 AM ET
On Tuesday morning (July 14) — nine and a half years after launching, and a quarter-century after its mission began to take shape — NASA's New Horizons probe will perform history's first flyby of Pluto.
13 July 2015, 07:52 AM ET
Children who have life-threatening allergic reactions, and then recover, may face a second, equally dangerous reaction just a few hours later, a new study finds.
13 July 2015, 07:49 AM ET
Parents whose children have cancer are a very resilient group, researchers have found.
13 July 2015, 07:29 AM ET
See the unique mosaics that decorated an ancient synagogue.
13 July 2015, 07:27 AM ET
Stunning mosaics have turned up during an archaeological dig of a fifth-century synagogue in northern Israel.
13 July 2015, 07:20 AM ET
Novel gold spirals unearthed in Danish town with a reputation for mystical gold.
13 July 2015, 07:18 AM ET
A pile of 2,000 tangled gold spirals that bring to mind heaps of the fairy tale princess Rapunzel's golden locks were recently unearthed in Denmark.
11 July 2015, 08:11 AM ET
At the edge of Earth's magnetic field, oceanlike waves appear, and scientists think they may be responsible for the "space weather" that causes auroras and disrupts communications.
11 July 2015, 07:51 AM ET
Spike Aerospace, a Boston-based company, is designing a supersonic jet that could fly passengers from New York to London in just 3 hours.
11 July 2015, 07:51 AM ET
A new luxury jet could get you (and 17 of your closest friends) from New York City to London in just 3 hours.
10 July 2015, 11:31 PM ET
Spike Aerospace's S-512 flies from London to New York in 3 hours.
10 July 2015, 09:02 PM ET
Brain scans from around the world are now open for public view — anonymously, of course.
10 July 2015, 05:00 PM ET
Moms who want their daughters to exercise need to practice what they preach, a small new study shows.
10 July 2015, 03:22 PM ET
Pollution and dust is shrinking the monsoon season, threatening the crops that feed millions.
10 July 2015, 03:04 PM ET
You don't have to be a Kardashian to stand out on the Internet — all you need is at least 20 pairs of bright-yellow legs, a gleaming red head and venomous fangs.