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11 June 2015, 04:41 PM ET
Major errors during surgery are rare, but preventable mistakes still happen in hospitals throughout the United States, a new review finds.
11 June 2015, 04:25 PM ET
A plaster sphinx, more than 90 years old and weathered by the elements, will make its 21st-century debut at a museum in Guadalupe, California, tomorrow (June 12).
11 June 2015, 04:25 PM ET
After spending more than 90 years in the sandy dunes of Guadalupe, California, a majestic plaster Hollywood sphinx, created for the 1923 blockbuster silent film "The Ten Commandments," is making its 21st century debut.
11 June 2015, 03:32 PM ET
While most people know the signs of drowning, they don't understand that drowning can have a delayed response that occurs once someone is on dry land.
11 June 2015, 12:44 PM ET
Men outnumbered women 10 to 1 in the early Seventies, but today that gap has closed to two to one.
11 June 2015, 12:09 PM ET
Hundreds of thousands of low-rise concrete buildings in the U.S. have not been retrofitted for earthquake safety.
11 June 2015, 10:23 AM ET
Tiny soft robotic tentacles might be ideal for delicate microscopic surgery, say researchers who were able to use the teensy "limbs" to pick up an ant without damaging its body.
11 June 2015, 07:34 AM ET
The aqueduct that fed ancient Rome carried hundreds of gallons of water per second, enough to support a million residents, a new calculation shows.
11 June 2015, 07:27 AM ET
It's a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes, with a backstory that puts "Game of Thrones" to shame: Who was laid to rest in a lavish, gold-filled Macedonian tomb near Vergina, Greece? Archaeologists may never agree if it's Alexander's dad or half brother.
11 June 2015, 12:55 AM ET
A baffling new mystery has turned up on Mercury — a pattern of giant cliffs and ridges on the planet's surface that defies any explanation that scientists have currently been able to offer.
11 June 2015, 12:34 AM ET
Saturn's giant newfound ring is even larger than previously thought, spanning an area of sky nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself, researchers say.
10 June 2015, 08:13 PM ET
They walked, they climbed, they drove around in utility vehicles, but the skillful robots at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) also spent much of the competition doing something else: falling over.
10 June 2015, 07:39 PM ET
A new app could help put people who need CPR in touch with people who know how to do CPR.
10 June 2015, 05:17 PM ET
A new program reduces the risk of rape among college women by nearly 50 percent. Here are some methods used by the program to prevent sexual assault.
10 June 2015, 05:01 PM ET
A new program to help college women resist rape was able to reduce the risk of rape by nearly 50 percent during participants' freshman year, a new study finds.
10 June 2015, 04:20 PM ET
Unexpected algae leaves clues to an ancient environment
10 June 2015, 03:10 PM ET
Dinosaurs were once thought to be the cold-blooded kings of the Mesozoic era. But new research on their growth rates suggests the prehistoric beasts grew just as fast as mammals, indicating they were warm-blooded creatures.
10 June 2015, 02:59 PM ET
People who take certain drugs to lower their stomach acid may be at increased risk of having a heart attack, new research finds.
10 June 2015, 02:19 PM ET
What can get men to the doctor before it's too late? Apparently, a Tesla road trip.
10 June 2015, 01:20 PM ET
A highway upgrade turned into an archaeological discovery in Israel.
10 June 2015, 11:16 AM ET
Your birthday isn't just for horoscopes; it can predict your risk for disease.
10 June 2015, 11:00 AM ET
Warm weather and sunny days may make people think about skin cancer: A new study finds that people do more Google searches for the terms "skin cancer" and "melanoma" during the sun-soaked summer months than they do in other seasons.
10 June 2015, 11:00 AM ET
Global warming isn't going to help crops — in fact, in most countries it will destroy them.
10 June 2015, 09:45 AM ET
Dreadnoughtus — the immense, long-necked dinosaur recently uncovered in Patagonia — may not be as heavy as scientists once thought, a new study suggests.
10 June 2015, 09:32 AM ET
Palace plots, assassination attempts and multiple marriages would have made family reunions in these royal lineages awkward, to say the least.
10 June 2015, 09:29 AM ET
An update to Apple's Health app that is set for release this fall will let users track their sex lives, but experts say this tracking feature alone has little value for people's health.
10 June 2015, 06:54 AM ET
When it comes to exercising, though, multitasking may be a good idea, a new study suggests.
10 June 2015, 06:50 AM ET
While history records the exploits of kings and queens, archaeologists mostly dig up anonymous common people -- with a few exceptions.
10 June 2015, 03:07 AM ET
There are 47 species of deer, including caribou, elk, moose and wapiti.
10 June 2015, 02:52 AM ET
How many hurricanes will the United States really get this year?
09 June 2015, 07:45 PM ET
Just as squids and octopuses can change colors in a flash, even portraying dynamic skin patterns, electronic camouflage suits could become a reality. Researchers have just created artificial squid skin that can change from light to dark with electricity.
09 June 2015, 07:38 PM ET
A woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy who she conceived naturally after her ovarian tissue was extracted from her during her childhood, and frozen.