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16 September 2014, 05:53 PM ET
On the Big Island of Hawaii, one of the world's most active volcanoes has been spewing lava since 1983.
16 September 2014, 04:00 PM ET
The average waist circumference of U.S. adults continuously expanded in the past decade, even though average body mass index went essentially unchanged during the same time, according to a new study.
16 September 2014, 02:58 PM ET
A new international survey reveals how nations rank when it comes to well-being of their residents.
16 September 2014, 02:30 PM ET
A new international survey, the Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index, reveals how 135 countries rank when it comes to the well-being of their residents.
16 September 2014, 02:25 PM ET
In the 1998 movie 'Armageddon,' an asteroid the size of Texas threatens to collide with Earth in 18 days. Despite its entertainment value, the film is fantastically inaccurate, astronomer Phil Plait said.
16 September 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Harsh conditions after the dino-killing meteor impact favored fast-growing plants, nudging forests toward a new pecking order
16 September 2014, 11:47 AM ET
A group of marine archaeologists kicked off a mission this week to explore an ancient shipwreck hundreds of feet below the Aegean Sea — not with a sub, but with a semi-robotic metal diving suit that looks likes a throwback to a James Bond movie.
16 September 2014, 11:41 AM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element silicon.
16 September 2014, 11:22 AM ET
A new particle detector has made it possible to generate three entangled photons that could be used in quantum telecommunication.
16 September 2014, 09:47 AM ET
The Ebola virus is currently causing a devastating and unprecedented outbreak in West Africa, but could the virus create a doomsday scenario by becoming airborne?
16 September 2014, 08:44 AM ET
Transgender people are mistakenly conflated with gays and lesbians, despite gender identity and sexual orientation being different factors. People also view transgender people with pity and have trouble accepting their sex identity.
16 September 2014, 06:49 AM ET
Scientists found traces of scavenging on the bones from a fossilized ichthyosaur from the late Jurassic.
16 September 2014, 03:26 AM ET
How media reports cover suicide actually leads to more suicides.
16 September 2014, 03:00 AM ET
With sexual harassment surprisingly common in science professions, will the fields ever lose their stigma as a club of "old, white males"?
16 September 2014, 02:50 AM ET
Are you being recorded? Thanks to the ubiquity of CCTV and camera phones, the answer is more than ever before likely to be “Yes.”
16 September 2014, 02:03 AM ET
Abhor asparagus and can't stand coffee? You may be a super taster.
15 September 2014, 10:12 PM ET
The giant beast is being housed in New Zeland and scientists hope the autopsy will help to answer some of the mysteries surrounding the colossal squid.
15 September 2014, 09:04 PM ET
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a puzzling medical condition characterized by extreme fatigue, impaired memory, joint and muscle pain, tender lymph nodes, and sore throat.
15 September 2014, 06:09 PM ET
A dramatic increase in earthquakes in New Mexico and Colorado was triggered by wastewater injection wells.
15 September 2014, 05:45 PM ET
A new project aims to send a special message from Earth — a type of global "selfie" — into space, by uploading it to a spacecraft traveling through the cosmos on its way to Pluto.
15 September 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Kegel exercises and bladder training are effective ways to treat urinary incontinence in women, and should be tried before the use of drug treatments, according to new recommendations.
15 September 2014, 03:40 PM ET
MIT's new robotic cheetah isn't as speedy as its wild counterpart, but it is stealthy and surprisingly agile.
15 September 2014, 03:31 PM ET
A milky alcoholic concoction was made and drunk at one of the largest cities in prehistory, Teotihuacan in Mexico. This liquor may have helped provide the people with essential nutrients during frequent shortfalls in staple foods, scientists said.
15 September 2014, 02:06 PM ET
Hurricane Odile hit the Mexican resort city of Cabo San Lucas Sunday night, tying the record for the strongest hurricane ever recorded on the Baja Peninsula.
15 September 2014, 12:59 PM ET
Stonehenge, a huge prehistoric monument, was built 5,000 years ago in England. Its builders and its purpose remain a mystery.
15 September 2014, 12:58 PM ET
Archaeologists have peered into a third doorway inside of an ancient tomb in Greek Macedonia that is believed to date back to the era of Alexander the Great.
15 September 2014, 12:51 PM ET
The category-3 hurricane crashes into Mexico's Baja Peninsula in this time-lapse video from the NOAA GOES-15 weather satellite.
15 September 2014, 12:01 PM ET
New research makes a direct link between Pennsylvania's tainted drinking water and leaky fracking wells in the Marcellus Shale.
15 September 2014, 11:16 AM ET
The powerful Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern end of Mexico's Baja California peninsula near Cabo San Lucas Sunday night. Earlier video showed trees swaying in the storm's powerful winds. (Sept. 15)
15 September 2014, 10:49 AM ET
Every year, more than 34,000 U.S. children go to the emergency room for accidentally ingesting prescription drugs such as opioid painkillers and anti-anxiety pills, and about 9,500 of these kids get hospitalized, a new study estimates.
15 September 2014, 10:15 AM ET
MIT researchers have assembled a robotic feline that weighs about the same as its real-life counterpart. It reached its current top speed during indoor track experiments.
15 September 2014, 09:28 AM ET
Now you can explore Egypt's archaeological wonders on Google Street View.