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05 October 2014, 07:17 PM ET
Images of vast swarms of electric-blue sails covering the ocean’s surface and littering the sand are indeed spectacular, but people might well wonder what exactly these strange-looking beings actually are.
05 October 2014, 06:27 PM ET
Continuing a 113-year-old tradition, the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm will award the 2014 Nobel Prizes to — as its founder, Alfred Nobel, put it in his will — the most brilliant minds who bestowed the "greatest benefit on mankind."
05 October 2014, 12:07 PM ET
The man with Ebola in Texas has taken a turn for the worse, officials said today.
04 October 2014, 09:23 PM ET
Sea monkeys, seamounts and sea creatures are only a few of the many cool science stories we found this week. Check them out!
04 October 2014, 09:01 PM ET
As people are infectious only once they develop symptoms, isolating them and having health-care workers use personal protective equipment significantly reduces the risk of onward transmission.
04 October 2014, 11:50 AM ET
There are now 46 people in Texas being monitored for signs of Ebola because they had definite or possible contact with the man in Texas who has Ebola, officials said today (Oct. 4).
04 October 2014, 03:30 AM ET
The loss of Earth's animals, ring-shaped clouds and Nature's solar tech — these are just a few of this week's coolest images in Science.
04 October 2014, 02:26 AM ET
Cruel factory-farming practices may soon fade after new policy announcements from some of the world's largest food companies.
04 October 2014, 02:04 AM ET
Ibuprofen may help reduce lung inflammation, suggests a new study in mice.
04 October 2014, 01:46 AM ET
Prostate cancer is rising rapidly for men under 50 — these tips can help you stay ahead of the worrying trend.
03 October 2014, 09:59 PM ET
Stonehenge, a huge prehistoric monument, was built 5,000 years ago in England. Its builders and its purpose remain a mystery.
03 October 2014, 09:22 PM ET
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a rare, yet fatal, brain disease characterized by the spongy degeneration of the brain.
03 October 2014, 08:18 PM ET
There are nine subspecies of this largest member of the cat family, all of which are endangered.
03 October 2014, 05:50 PM ET
In a medical first, a baby is born to a woman who had received a womb transplant, doctors report.
03 October 2014, 05:27 PM ET
A child in Rhode Island passed away last week after having complications with the enterovirus D68, according to a report from the Rhode Island Department of Health. The virus has sickened hundreds of people across the United States.
03 October 2014, 05:09 PM ET
From frightful to downright odd, evolution has created some strange-looking critters.
03 October 2014, 03:54 PM ET
Health officials are now monitoring 50 people in Texas for signs of Ebola, and there have been reports that people in other areas of the country may be infected with the virus. But why can't all these people just be tested for Ebola as soon as possible?
03 October 2014, 01:30 PM ET
Physicist Subir Sachdev gave a live lecture at the Perimeter Institute on Oct. 1, explaining the basics of quantum entanglement and levitating superconductors.
03 October 2014, 01:05 PM ET
Health officials are monitoring people who came in contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who was the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
03 October 2014, 10:28 AM ET
Everyone knows it's easier to learn about a topic you're curious about. Now, a new study reveals what's going on in the brain during that process.
03 October 2014, 10:12 AM ET
Apple's new Health app is now up and running on the latest version of iOS8, but what exactly can this app do for you?
03 October 2014, 07:40 AM ET
Instead, human interference in cheetah territory is harming the big cat's ability to find food, the researchers found.
03 October 2014, 07:35 AM ET
Internet "trolls" — people who intentionally incite discord in online communities — may have a lot in common with real-life sadists, new research suggests.
03 October 2014, 02:27 AM ET
With more than 50 percent of wildlife disappearing in the last 40 years, something needs to change.
03 October 2014, 02:09 AM ET
Although media often hype up the idea of “stranger danger,” children are actually more likely to have a heart attack than they are to be kidnapped by a stranger.
03 October 2014, 01:48 AM ET
Whistleblowers are starting to have real impact, and the healthcare industry is the latest to see the effects.
03 October 2014, 01:00 AM ET
Urban planners must start creating tomorrow's connected cities now.
03 October 2014, 12:52 AM ET
Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with chemical production and the manufacture of products through chemical processes.
02 October 2014, 09:20 PM ET
Lions have a fierce roar and roam in prides, you can see pictures and learn more facts here.
02 October 2014, 06:44 PM ET
In rare cases, people have suffered from quite unusual reactions to bites from venomous snakes.
02 October 2014, 04:57 PM ET
Four new substances have been added to a list of carcinogens compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
02 October 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Health officials in Hawaii said they have determined a man hospitalized in isolation is no longer being evaluated for Ebola.