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11 September 2015, 11:44 PM ET
The one thing everyone knows about quantum mechanics is its legendary weirdness, in which the basic tenets of the world it describes seem alien to the world we live in.
11 September 2015, 11:29 PM ET
When someone you know is fighting addiction, where can you go for help?
11 September 2015, 07:28 PM ET
A compound found in red wine that's been theorized to have anti-aging effects appears to be safe for people with Alzheimer's disease, and may point to a new way to treat the disease.
11 September 2015, 02:56 PM ET
Bad news for apiphobes: Killer bees are on the move in the United States, but that may be helpful to the besieged European bee.
11 September 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Snakebites in Costa Rica spike during El Niño and La Niña as venomous snakes respond to changes in the weather and climate.
11 September 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Burning all the fossil fuels on Earth would trigger enough global warming to completely melt the Antarctic ice sheet, raising sea levels by 200 feet (60 meters), and drowning major cities that are home to more than a billion people, the researchers said.
11 September 2015, 12:23 PM ET
The human body could be used as rapid, scalable vaccine factories, DARPA researchers said at a new technology forum.
11 September 2015, 12:16 PM ET
Doctors originally guessed, based on an x-ray, that the item in the 15-month-old girl's chest was a hairpin.
11 September 2015, 11:04 AM ET
The pressure to be available 24/7 on social media has negative effects on teens' mental health, a new study finds.
11 September 2015, 10:24 AM ET
Scientists have pieced together how ankylosaurs' weaponized tail clubs evolved, finding that the hammer's "handle" came first.
11 September 2015, 08:41 AM ET
Homophobia is linked with dysfunctional psychological traits and poor coping skills in a new study of Italian students.
11 September 2015, 08:17 AM ET
A wirelessly powered implant the size of a grain of rice can electrically stimulate the brains of mice as the rodents do what they please. The implant could help scientists better understand and treat mental health disorders such as depression.
10 September 2015, 06:56 PM ET
Many of the people who were injured from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa, California, last year were actually hurt during the cleanup effort, after the quake was over, according to a new study.
10 September 2015, 06:33 PM ET
Eat a lot of fish may lower the risk of depression, a new analysis suggests.
10 September 2015, 04:38 PM ET
Do you love surprises? What about surprises involving venomous spiders?
10 September 2015, 04:38 PM ET
The bacteria in your gut may affect your heart health, a new study finds.
10 September 2015, 04:10 PM ET
When it comes to sleep and heart health, it looks like there's a sweet spot.
10 September 2015, 03:38 PM ET
Building a wall won't protect you from today's cyber-threats.
10 September 2015, 12:10 PM ET
A Pew survey tried to determine the level of scientific knowledge of the average American.
10 September 2015, 11:46 AM ET
A giant slab of ice as big as California and Texas put together lurks just beneath the surface of Mars between its equator and north pole, researchers say. This ice may be the result of snowfall tens of millions of years ago on the Red Planet.
10 September 2015, 11:15 AM ET
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has begun beaming home tens of gigabits of data gathered during its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto. The entire flyby data set should be on the ground in about 12 months.
10 September 2015, 10:45 AM ET
A really weird, really tiny animal — the microscopic tardigrade — is the inspiration behind a new material that could improve the efficiency of things like LED lights to solar cells.
10 September 2015, 10:41 AM ET
When it comes to science, some Americans are better informed than others, according to a new survey.
10 September 2015, 09:57 AM ET
UC Berkeley scientists locate a ‘nonstructural protein’ responsible for fluid loss and resulting shock from Dengue Fever (‘break bone disease). 390 million people are infected with this virus each year.
10 September 2015, 07:27 AM ET
New results from two separate experiments could hint at the first sign of completely new physics in the world of the very small.
10 September 2015, 06:34 AM ET
This newfound species from South Africa possessed an odd mix of features, such as feet adapted for a life on the ground but hands suited for climbing trees, that may force scientists to rewrite their models about the dawn of humanity.
10 September 2015, 06:19 AM ET
An international team of scientists has discovered the remains of what they say belong to a completely new species of human. The bones were found in a cave in South Africa and may change our view on the dawn of humanity.
09 September 2015, 07:45 PM ET
For neuroscience to succeed, companies have to lead the way.
09 September 2015, 07:16 PM ET
The cause of migraines remains a mystery, but a new study suggests the painful headaches may be linked with the levels of certain fats in the blood.
09 September 2015, 06:49 PM ET
A dusty, windy desert in extreme northwestern Peru was once a grassland, replete with hundreds of songbirds. But this grassland was also a trap. Tar seeps bubbling up from the oil-rich ground snared the likes of saber-toothed cats and songbirds.
09 September 2015, 06:40 PM ET
Teens with a low resting heart rate may be at increased risk of committing violent crimes as adults, a new study from Sweden suggests.
09 September 2015, 06:30 PM ET
Check out Apple's latest health features.