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11 April 2016, 06:36 PM ET
Taking low-dose daily aspirin can lower your risk of heart disease and colon cancer, new recommendations say.
11 April 2016, 06:16 PM ET
Running can take a toll on your feet, often in the form of painful blisters, but now, scientists say they've shown there's a simple way to prevent this common injury.
11 April 2016, 06:12 PM ET
A study of men who've retired from the NFL shows that many have suffered brain injuries.
11 April 2016, 04:27 PM ET
The ways that our brains process language and complex mathematical thinking can be quite different, according to a new study.
11 April 2016, 03:00 PM ET
When presented with audio clips of co-laughter between friends and strangers, the Hadza Bushman was all smiles when hearing the "friends" laugh.
11 April 2016, 03:00 PM ET
It's no joke — laughter can actually provide clues about whether people are among friends or strangers, a new study finds.
11 April 2016, 03:00 PM ET
New evidence of widespread literacy in the kingdom of Judah supports the notion that some of the Old Testament was compiled before the first temple was destroyed
11 April 2016, 03:00 PM ET
What does the brain look like on LSD?
11 April 2016, 02:08 PM ET
A team of researchers has designed a prototype for a robotic, radio-controlled method that reproduces photographs as large-scale paintings.
11 April 2016, 01:59 PM ET
Some people infected with the Zika virus may develop a rare neurological disorder that is similar to multiple sclerosis, a new study from Brazil suggests.
11 April 2016, 01:55 PM ET
A computer algorithm has analyzed all of Rembrandt's work and re-created the "next" version of the Dutch master's paintings.
11 April 2016, 01:38 PM ET
Matter is the “stuff” of the universe. There are five known phases, or states, of matter: solids, liquids, gases, plasma and Bose-Einstein condensates.
11 April 2016, 11:03 AM ET
A tiny number of people in the world seemed to have escaped their genetic destiny. Scientists want to study how they did it.
11 April 2016, 07:23 AM ET
By melting the planet's ice, climate change is causing Earth's poles to drift. What's next?
11 April 2016, 07:22 AM ET
The Catholic Church has rigorous language explaining morality, but today Pope Francis urged people to look inward at their consciences while weighing through moral dilemmas.
10 April 2016, 08:17 AM ET
Neanderthal men carried a Y chromosome that often may have led to miscarriages if or when Neanderthals and modern humans got together, new research suggests.
09 April 2016, 01:27 AM ET
One of the biggest black holes ever found sits in a cosmic backwater, like a towering skyscraper in a small town. The find may force researchers to rethink their ideas about where gigantic black holes reside, and how many of them exist.
09 April 2016, 01:18 AM ET
The Milky Way's youngest supernova was probably caused by the collision of two ultradense remnants of stars, new research suggests.
08 April 2016, 07:09 PM ET
For one New Jersey man, wearing a fitness tracker paid off in a big way: Doctors in the emergency room used the gadget to help determine the best way to treat his heart problem.
08 April 2016, 04:23 PM ET
DARPA recently christened its first unmanned submarine, which is designed to find and eliminate the enemy's ultraquiet diesel submarines.
08 April 2016, 04:12 PM ET
Yesterday (April 7), the New York Post published a video claiming that Planet Nine — a hypothesized world in the solar system's far outer reaches — could send asteroids and comets hurtling into Earth soon. Don't believe it.
08 April 2016, 03:55 PM ET
As every thirsty person knows, swallowing your spit doesn't do the trick. But why is that? Saliva is about 98 percent water, so shouldn't it be hydrating?
08 April 2016, 03:06 PM ET
After reaching an exceptionally strong peak, El Niño is waning. A La Niña could follow next fall.
08 April 2016, 02:49 PM ET
A woman's emotional well-being and her mental outlook can also play important roles in pregnancy.
08 April 2016, 02:46 PM ET
Since the start of "plastination" in the 1970s, the preserved remains in "Body Worlds" has hosted millions of visitors to its exhibits, including six spin-offs.
08 April 2016, 02:15 PM ET
Why "safety first" for skateboarding is essential.
08 April 2016, 12:55 PM ET
The leak of more than 11.5 million documents from a law firm in Panama that specializes in creating off-shore tax havens for wealthy clients around the world is being dubbed an unprecedented event — the largest leak in history.
08 April 2016, 12:13 PM ET
Teens who are tired are more likely to do risky things that wind up hurting them, a new study suggests.
08 April 2016, 11:50 AM ET
Miniature drones that can morph from flying machines into underwater vehicles by changing the shape of their wings in midair could be a step closer, thanks to a new material that acts as a hybrid between stiff metal and spongy foam.
08 April 2016, 08:55 AM ET
NSF-funded mechanical engineers at Brigham Young University are reducing the number of sutures needed in certain minimally invasive surgeries by applying principles of origami.
08 April 2016, 08:51 AM ET
NSF-funded researchers at the universities of Washington and Michigan find twice as many children as parents are embarrassed about family members over-sharing personal information about them.
08 April 2016, 07:19 AM ET
Theory says black holes might be able to transport you to other places.