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06 August 2015, 01:04 PM ET
A large outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York City has put the illness in the spotlight in recent weeks, but experts say the illness needs more attention in general, as cases have increased nationwide.
06 August 2015, 12:23 PM ET
In the wilds of Brazil, researchers have discovered the first frogs with venomous spikes on their heads. Just a gram of this venom could take down tens of humans or thousands of mice.
06 August 2015, 10:54 AM ET
A cute new Andean frog has a dark-brown "face mask" and a white mottled belly. The little guy is not much bigger than a jelly bean.
06 August 2015, 08:06 AM ET
Orbiting 1 million miles ‘sunward’ of Earth, a four megapixel CCD camera/telescope captured Luna crossing over the Pacific Ocean from the Deep Space Climate Observer’s point of view on July 16th, 2015.
06 August 2015, 07:55 AM ET
The Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft recently caught the moon crossing Earth's face in a stunning video that shows off the mysterious lunar far side.
06 August 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Infant death rates in the United States continue to decline, but babies born even just a few weeks early are at considerably higher risk for death than those born at full term, according to a new report.
05 August 2015, 11:57 PM ET
Roughly 7,000 languages are used around the world, and many thousands more have cycled in and out of existence throughout human history. Where did these languages come from, and how did our ancestors create the very first ones?
05 August 2015, 06:56 PM ET
Wasps can do a lot more than ruin a summer picnic.
05 August 2015, 05:07 PM ET
A molecule used to track proteins could help stop such diseases as Mad Cow and Creutzfeld-Jakob.
05 August 2015, 05:00 PM ET
An auto mechanic in Boston survived an aneurysm in his brain that his neurosurgeon described as "mega giant."
05 August 2015, 03:09 PM ET
These animals basically have the ability to see all around themselves. Scientist believe that they evolved in this manner to give them an advantage when fleeing from predators.
05 August 2015, 02:54 PM ET
A new study estimates the maximum age that couples should start trying to become pregnant if they want a certain number of children.
05 August 2015, 02:30 PM ET
About 10 million years ago, a distant cousin of the modern walrus snapped at fish as it swam near the shore of what is now modern Japan, a new study finds.
05 August 2015, 02:29 PM ET
Exotic animals are being set up for slaughter by ranchers in several U.S. states. They are held in pens and for a price, hunters have the opportunity to kill them.
05 August 2015, 01:51 PM ET
Breast pumps suck in more ways than one, but one startup is trying to make these devices more comfortable for moms.
05 August 2015, 01:24 PM ET
If you're deciding about whether to snack on an apple or a donut, the amount of stress you're under may sway you, according to a new study.
05 August 2015, 12:22 PM ET
Legionnaires' disease, which has killed seven people in an outbreak in New York City, is caused by a bacterial infection transmitted in mist.
05 August 2015, 11:51 AM ET
Africa looked awash in splotches of dusty pink, vibrant green and a swirl of white clouds in an image snapped Tuesday (Aug. 4) by Europe's newest weather satellite, according to an announcement from the European Space Agency.
05 August 2015, 11:06 AM ET
This spider's incredible mating dance will make you swoon.
05 August 2015, 11:02 AM ET
From the safety of space, NASA observed the most powerful storm of the year.
05 August 2015, 10:27 AM ET
Encrypted communications are fundamental to preserving the right to private speech, argues Wickr co-founder Nico Sell.
05 August 2015, 10:12 AM ET
A 3D-printed drone was recently launched from a British military warship and successfully flew to shore, a demonstration that could pave the way for futuristic spy drones that can be printed at sea.
05 August 2015, 10:04 AM ET
The future of technology, as envisioned by the 2015 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers
05 August 2015, 09:59 AM ET
A Mayan tablet unearthed in an ancient jungle city in Guatemala may shed light on the political upheavals that shook the Mayan civilization 1,600 years ago.
05 August 2015, 09:48 AM ET
: A Mayan tablet unearthed in an ancient jungle city in Guatemala may shed light on the political upheavals that shook the Mayan civilization 1,600 years ago.
05 August 2015, 07:28 AM ET
You can aim high without burning out, but perfectionists may have to squelch some of their ingrained self-criticism.
04 August 2015, 10:59 PM ET
How can kids avoid putting on pounds over the summer months?
04 August 2015, 08:14 PM ET
Cecil the lion is but a symbol of the "factory" approach to hunting.
04 August 2015, 07:08 PM ET
Miscarriage is getting renewed attention with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's recent revelation that he and his wife experienced three miscarriages before they became pregnant. Here is the latest science on what causes miscarriages.
04 August 2015, 06:30 PM ET
People who eat spicy food more frequently may live slightly longer, a new study finds.
04 August 2015, 04:12 PM ET
Infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria are projected to increase in the United States if no action is taken soon.
04 August 2015, 03:17 PM ET
The high-profile disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 remains a mystery — but the recent discovery of a possible wing part points to an ocean landing, raising hopes for a resolution.