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21 January 2016, 12:01 AM ET
Kids whose parents have "unsecured debt" may have more behavior problems, a new study finds.
21 January 2016, 12:01 AM ET
The oldest of the old are living even longer, a new report shows.
20 January 2016, 04:33 PM ET
People who use opioid medicines for pain may face a higher risk of depression, a new study finds.
20 January 2016, 04:00 PM ET
To prevent heart disease deaths, people may want to focus more on eating more unsaturated fat, rather than eating less saturated fat, a new study suggests.
20 January 2016, 03:30 PM ET
Worldwide temperature data from 1880 - 2015 has here been color-mapped and animated. 2015 – the warmest year for which scientists have data – beats 2014 (the previous record-holder) by .23 degrees Fahrenheit (0.13 Celsius).
20 January 2016, 02:00 PM ET
Two brothers hunting for ichthyosaur fossils along the coast of the United Kingdom came across something far more astounding: The bones of what may be the earliest known dinosaur from the Jurassic period in the U.K., and possibly even the world.
20 January 2016, 01:42 PM ET
A possible planet – larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune – orbiting the Sun once every 15,000 years, could explain the peculiar clumping of Kuiper Belt Objects in our solar system.
20 January 2016, 01:38 PM ET
The power source for Earth's magnetic field may be magnesium minerals trapped in the core since our planet's violent birth.
20 January 2016, 01:00 PM ET
The oldest known evidence of human warfare has been unearthed in Kenya, suggesting warfare is an ancient part of the human repertoire.
20 January 2016, 01:00 PM ET
The oldest known evidence of human warfare has been unearthed in Kenya, suggesting that warfare is an ancient part of the human repertoire.
20 January 2016, 12:14 PM ET
2015 blew away the competition for record heat, besting 2014 by widest margin on record.
20 January 2016, 11:32 AM ET
Famous antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton may have had a hole in his heart.
20 January 2016, 09:00 AM ET
Tectonic plates may have inched across the Earth’s surface to where they are now over billions of years. But they left behind traces of their movement under the sea in bumps and gashes that researchers can map.
20 January 2016, 08:51 AM ET
China's frequently choking haze is providing an unexpected benefit to racing pigeons in one of the country's most polluted regions, helping the birds to navigate home faster.
20 January 2016, 08:26 AM ET
Women who develop the skin cancer melanoma during pregnancy may have more aggressive cases of the cancer, a new study suggests.
19 January 2016, 07:42 PM ET
People are more likely to survive cardiac arrest if they live below the third floor, a new study finds.
19 January 2016, 06:15 PM ET
Zinnias have opened their petals for the first time on the International Space Station, and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly couldn't be prouder.
19 January 2016, 04:46 PM ET
If the superhero Spider-Man were to climb walls like a true spider, he would need ridiculously enormous feet, a new study finds.
19 January 2016, 04:45 PM ET
Some pregnant women who traveled to areas where Zika virus is spreading should be tested for the disease, health officials announced today.
19 January 2016, 04:38 PM ET
You are likely sharing your home with hundreds of unseen arthropods — tiny accidental "squatters" that aren't pests at all.
19 January 2016, 04:34 PM ET
A great variety of multi-legged creatures share our homes, and many of them aren't pests at all.
19 January 2016, 03:57 PM ET
Smoking pot doesn't make teens any dumber, a new study finds.
19 January 2016, 03:30 PM ET
19 January 2016, 03:06 PM ET
Older people who have lower levels of bicarbonate, a main ingredient in baking soda, in their blood may be at increased risk of premature death.
19 January 2016, 02:23 PM ET
Creating smoky clouds easily visible from space, the bushfire in Yarloop, Australia was wild and deadly at the beginning of January.
19 January 2016, 01:27 PM ET
Low-fiber diets may permanently reduce the diversity of microbes living in the human gut, new research suggests.
19 January 2016, 01:04 PM ET
In a recent lecture, Stephen Hawking once again warned that humanity could wipe itself out if it's not careful.
19 January 2016, 11:17 AM ET
Tiny, wireless, electronic implants that melt away in the body could one day help doctors monitor the brain, new research in rats suggests.
19 January 2016, 10:03 AM ET
You can finally place an order for your very own Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. And it can be used for many applications besides gaming.
19 January 2016, 09:54 AM ET
The inscription names 20 Medieval killers allegedly involved in the murder of Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky.
19 January 2016, 07:13 AM ET
Sprawling hieroglyphs dating back around 5,000 years have been discovered in Egypt's Sinai Desert. Carved into stone, the symbols reveal secrets of the early pharaohs, including a queen named Neith-Hotep who ruled Egypt.
19 January 2016, 07:05 AM ET
Photos reveal sprawling drawings and hieroglyphics that were carved into stone in the Sinai Desert more than 5,000 years ago, possibly by mining expeditions sent out by early Egyptian pharaohs.