13 October 2014, 10:14 AM ET
An elaborate and colorful mosaic showing the Greek god Hermes leading a man to the underworld has been uncovered in a vast tomb from the era of Alexander the Great, Greek archaeologists announced.
13 October 2014, 09:30 AM ET
Ebola mortality rates would be lower if an outbreak occurred in the U.S., experts say.
13 October 2014, 08:28 AM ET
Inside the massive cult complex, archaeologists found facemasks, human-size containers and burnt animal bones possibly related to sacrificial practices. The Canaanite storm god may have been worshiped there.
13 October 2014, 07:56 AM ET
The 3,300-year-old building was likely used as a place of cultic ceremonies, possibly to worship the Canaanite storm god Baal or a female deity, say the archaeologists who discovered it.
13 October 2014, 07:31 AM ET
New technology to detect volcanic ash that threatens airplanes could help prevent a repeat of the air traffic chaos that followed a 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland.
13 October 2014, 07:26 AM ET
The upcoming World War II film "Fury" puts tank warfare front and center in a depiction of the final Allied push into Germany in 1945.
12 October 2014, 03:01 PM ET
Glaciers in the mountainous Karakoram region of Asia are stable or expanding, even as glaciers in most of the rest of the world are melting. Now, new research reveals the geography and weather patterns behind this mystery.
12 October 2014, 01:00 PM ET
Iceberg marks found offshore Florida suggest future ice sheet melting may be more complex that previously thought.
12 October 2014, 10:19 AM ET
A second person in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after coming in contact with a man from Liberia who was infected with the deadly virus, officials said today.
12 October 2014, 01:53 AM ET
From aliens and religion to a wonky exotic particle, here are the coolest stories in Science this week.
11 October 2014, 05:38 PM ET
Bladder cancer is a cancer of the lining of the bladder.
11 October 2014, 04:54 PM ET
In a for-profit environment, drug research follows potential profits.
11 October 2014, 03:59 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
11 October 2014, 12:30 PM ET
Prehistoric cave paintings, 2014's most powerful storm and creepy creatures are just a few of this weeks awesome Science photos.
10 October 2014, 11:24 PM ET
Most of us have an existing desire to be a normal healthy weight, but not everyone seems able to achieve this goal.
10 October 2014, 11:08 PM ET
Have you ever ordered too many items online – say, buying 20 courgettes when you meant two? Then you might feel a little sorry for the anonymous broker in Japan who lost US$617 billion to a trading typo error.
10 October 2014, 10:28 PM ET
Industrial engineering is the branch of engineering that involves figuring out how to make or do things better.
10 October 2014, 06:38 PM ET
A new type of ER is emerging, one that addresses the added risks faciing cancer patients.
10 October 2014, 04:33 PM ET
It may seem innocuous now, but this little stone might have killed someone 700 years ago.
10 October 2014, 04:02 PM ET
Marijuana use is becoming ever-more mainstream, with two states now allowing recreational use of the drug. From pot's mythical origins to false positives in baby urine, read on for some of the odder facts about this drug.
10 October 2014, 03:59 PM ET
Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.
10 October 2014, 03:18 PM ET
Despite reassurances from health officials that Ebola is unlikely to spread in the United States, concerns about the disease in this country have grown. Why does Ebola scare us?
10 October 2014, 12:15 PM ET
Did you know that some of your favorite celebrities started these successful charities?
10 October 2014, 11:33 AM ET
Can people think straight after getting tased with 50,000 volts? That burst of electricity can impair a person's ability to remember and process information for about an hour after the jolt, new research suggests.
10 October 2014, 09:11 AM ET
Here's a look at all Nobel Peace Prize recipients, including Barack Obama, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr.
10 October 2014, 07:47 AM ET
Killer whales are known for their haunting songs consisting of complex whistles and clicks, but they can also learn "dolphin speak," a new study finds.
10 October 2014, 07:39 AM ET
Using a noninvasive imaging method, British Library scientists have decoded an original, fire-damaged version of the Magna Carta dating back to 1215. The document will be displayed in London in 2015.
10 October 2014, 07:37 AM ET
Scientists have used multispectral imaging to reveal details of the Magna Carta that was badly damaged in a fire in 1731. Here are photos of the secrets found beneath the fire damage.
10 October 2014, 06:47 AM ET
A new computer program can recognize people's emotions based on how they type, paving the way for computers that could one day be smarter than humans — a concept called "the singularity."
10 October 2014, 05:52 AM ET
This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to two children's rights activists, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay.
09 October 2014, 11:48 PM ET
After more than a week of anticipation, Tesla Motors finally revealed "the D" — and it doesn't stand for driverless, as had been widely rumored.
09 October 2014, 09:53 PM ET
The job of the immune system is to protect against disease.