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17 October 2014, 07:11 AM ET
If a self-driving car causes an accident or a surgical robot kills a patient, whose fault is it? These are some of the questions a recently released European Union-funded report seeks to answer.
17 October 2014, 03:59 AM ET
Fossils of bizarre, figure-8 shaped creatures called vetulicolians that lived during the Cambrian Period have now been discovered. And they are our cousins.
17 October 2014, 03:16 AM ET
Computer engineering is the branch of engineering that integrates electronic engineering with computer sciences.
16 October 2014, 09:50 PM ET
They're the fastest animal on land and they can turn around in midair!
16 October 2014, 09:13 PM ET
Onions have layers and layers of health benefits. Some of the nutrients in onions may help promote heart health, reduce inflammation, and reduce the risk of cancer.
16 October 2014, 08:08 PM ET
The Integumentary System consists of the skin, hair and nails.
16 October 2014, 07:38 PM ET
A comet is on course for a super-close approach with the planet Mars this Sunday (Oct. 19) in a rare celestial encounter. If you have a moderate-size telescope, you might be able to spot the icy wanderer as it nears the Red Planet, weather permitting.
16 October 2014, 07:04 PM ET
Although Ebola is not a very contagious virus in general, it carriers a higher risk for health care workers. Here's what we know about Ebola's risk to health professionals.
16 October 2014, 04:35 PM ET
Millions of people across North America will have a chance to observe a partial solar eclipse next week, weather permitting.
16 October 2014, 03:24 PM ET
The iFit Active is a fitness tracker that aims to measure your exercise, diet and sleep. Here's a review of the device and how it performed in several areas.
16 October 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Tornadoes are touching down in clusters more often than 50 years ago.
16 October 2014, 01:55 PM ET
Some comatose patients may be aware despite being uncommunicative, and scientists have found a new way that may help identify these patients.
16 October 2014, 01:34 PM ET
Don't expect the polar vortex to pummel the eastern United States this winter.
16 October 2014, 11:32 AM ET
A mosaic on the floor of a vast Greek tomb shows the reluctant bride Persephone being carted off to the underworld with Hades, archaeologists announced today (Oct. 16).
16 October 2014, 07:45 AM ET
Not unlike humans, male tree frogs call on females to begin the mating game, and females prefer long calls.
16 October 2014, 07:28 AM ET
An ambitious group of students is building a human-powered water vehicle that they hope will set a new world speed record.
16 October 2014, 07:25 AM ET
As automobiles incorporate more navigation and wireless communication technologies, could these super-connected cars become increasingly vulnerable to hackers?
16 October 2014, 07:18 AM ET
What causes the weird sounds produced by skipping rocks across a frozen lake?
16 October 2014, 03:07 AM ET
While the use of air power isn’t new, or exclusively dependent on modern and sophisticated technology, how it has been used has changed over time.
16 October 2014, 01:59 AM ET
As decriminalization efforts take off, scientists aim to understand marijuana's adverse health effects.
16 October 2014, 12:38 AM ET
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare and often-fatal infection caused by one of the five strains of the Ebola virus.
15 October 2014, 08:32 PM ET
Spiny on the outside, sweet on the inside, pineapples are one fantastic fruit.
15 October 2014, 08:00 PM ET
Kangaroos are marsupials native to Australia. Their babies are called joeys and they live in groups called mobs.
15 October 2014, 06:32 PM ET
Actor Alan Alda and mathematician Steve Strogatz regaled a crowd of New York's business elite at the National Museum of Mathematics' "Chaos Ball."
15 October 2014, 05:40 PM ET
Genetic sequencing confirms the epidemic in West Africa is unrelated to the new outbreak that occurred in Central Africa and was quickly contained.
15 October 2014, 05:01 PM ET
Depending on whom you ask, e-cigarettes are either a great tool to get people to quit smoking or another way to get people hooked on nicotine.
15 October 2014, 04:15 PM ET
The ancestors of modern-day kangaroos, giant marsupials with rabbitlike faces, may have walked upright on two feet, sans any hopping, a new study finds.
15 October 2014, 02:00 PM ET
The unassuming rock goby, a small fish that can be found in rock pools around the United Kingdom, southern Europe and North Africa, is a master of camouflage, a new study finds.
15 October 2014, 01:36 PM ET
The second health care worker to test positive for Ebola should not have traveled on a plane from Ohio to Texas the day before she showed symptoms of the disease, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
15 October 2014, 12:14 PM ET
The catastrophic 1934 drought is one of the worst North America droughts on record, and was caused, in part, by an atmospheric condition that may have led to the current drought in California, a new study finds.
15 October 2014, 11:48 AM ET
A health care worker who tested positive for Ebola flew on a plane the day before she developed symptoms of the deadly disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today.
15 October 2014, 10:05 AM ET
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