31 July 2014, 04:57 PM ET
Americans should avoid traveling to the three West African countries experiencing an outbreak of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
31 July 2014, 04:33 PM ET
A company that makes tethered blimps for the military is now developing them for commercial uses, from surveillance of bridges and roadways to assistance after natural disasters.
31 July 2014, 04:31 PM ET
The extent of damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be greater than scientists previously thought. A study of coral communities in the region found evidence of damage more than 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from the spill site.
31 July 2014, 04:01 PM ET
The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a smart scale that not only measures weight, but also calculates your body mass index (BMI) and fat mass, and registers heart rate and indoor air quality.
31 July 2014, 03:31 PM ET
Chronic pain may rewire the brain, leading to decreased motivation even after an individual takes painkillers, a new study in mice finds.
31 July 2014, 03:16 PM ET
The U.S. Geological Survey plans to map the continental shelf off the East Coast using acoustics, but some environmentalists say marine mammals might be at risk.
31 July 2014, 02:32 PM ET
Arctic sea ice extent won't reach a record low this year, but it is still declining and could place in the top
31 July 2014, 02:30 PM ET
Record-high waves hit the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska, in September 2012, when Arctic sea ice shrank to an extreme summer low.
31 July 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Two teams, working years apart, merged their creations to develop a framework used to grow replacement cartilage — a 3-D fabric scaffold, integrated with a pliable hydrogel and then infiltrated with stem cells.
31 July 2014, 02:01 PM ET
Miniaturization over 50 million years may have allowed birds to survive and evolve from their dinosaur relatives. In essence, bird ancestors out-shrank and out-evolved their dinosaur relatives to survive where these giant, less evolvable beasts couldn't.
31 July 2014, 01:08 PM ET
The new online production, Plum Landing, teaches kids core science concepts and gets them exploring their worlds through online webisodes, games, an app, videos and hands-on activities.
31 July 2014, 12:54 PM ET
A woman near Nepal was beaten to death after being accused of being a witch, showing the real and present harms of witch hunts in India and elsewhere. Often it's the marginalized and poor who are victims of the gruesome witch hunts, experts say.
31 July 2014, 12:29 PM ET
Will your job give you a heart attack? A new report finds that workers in service and blue-collar occupations, as well as unemployed people, are at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.
31 July 2014, 12:11 PM ET
Starting in January 2015, the United Kingdom will allow driverless cars on public roads, U.K. government officials said.
31 July 2014, 11:16 AM ET
Wildfires burn in Canada's Northwest Territories, plaguing residents with smoke and isolating cities. This fire season has been extreme in the Northwest Territory.
31 July 2014, 11:08 AM ET
A recent map of fine atmospheric particles called aerosols reveals how fires and dust can inject particles high into the atmosphere.
31 July 2014, 11:01 AM ET
An English plumber welded an enormous fart machine, drove it to the White Cliffs of Dover and blasted it at France. Colin Furze has a reputation for constructing eccentric creations, including the world's fastest baby stroller last year.
31 July 2014, 10:42 AM ET
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31 July 2014, 10:21 AM ET
Arms into feathered wings; bones hollowing out; morphology minimizing: The lineage of modern day birds includes the Tyrannosaurus and the Velociraptor, dating back over 50 million years.
31 July 2014, 08:16 AM ET
The 2,000-year-old skeletons found in a Danish bog were subject to mutilation and mysterious rituals months after death, including four pelvises that were strung on a stick like beads, archaeologists find.
31 July 2014, 08:11 AM ET
The skeletons of Iron Age warriors found in a bog in Denmark seem to have been collected and ritually mutilated months after months on the battlefield some 2,000 years ago. Archaeologists also found four pelvises strung on a stick in the bog.
30 July 2014, 08:22 PM ET
A recent study investigates the relationship between stress hormones and parental care in the banded mongoose.
30 July 2014, 08:07 PM ET
The breakdown of an initial ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas last weekend played out to a familiar soundtrack: air-raid sirens and the menacing hiss of incoming rocket fire, followed in many cases by Iron Dome missiles intercepting their targets
30 July 2014, 07:42 PM ET
With fracking chemicals kept secret, first responders are left in the dark.
30 July 2014, 07:05 PM ET
Scientists have launched an investigation into a giant crater that suddenly appeared in Siberia. Internet speculation on the hole's origins abounds.
30 July 2014, 06:55 PM ET
Humans are causing the climate to change, but we'll also be the ones to fix it.
30 July 2014, 06:42 PM ET
Dog owners are healthier than people who don't own pets in several ways, research suggests.
30 July 2014, 06:30 PM ET
Ötzi the Iceman, a Neolithic man preserved in the ice of the Austrian Alps, had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
30 July 2014, 06:29 PM ET
Multi-channel projections on large CNC-routed tiles, multi-faceted sound pulled from high summer Rocky Mountains recordings have produced a exhibit which draws on the human senses. The installation's muse is night sky preservation.
30 July 2014, 06:26 PM ET
A trio of mysterious gaping holes in northern Siberia has spawned many theories about their origin, but scientists have suggested some concrete explanations.
30 July 2014, 05:23 PM ET
In a new case report, scientists detail a gruesome anteater attack that left one man dead in northwestern Brazil. While such incidents are rare, the attack should serve as a warning to hunters and others who share the same turf as anteaters.
30 July 2014, 04:46 PM ET
A new gene linked to suicide risk has been discovered, and researchers say the finding could lead to a blood test for predicting a person's risk of attempting suicide.
30 July 2014, 04:04 PM ET
Bears are omnivorous mammals found all over the world. There are eight species, and most of them are endangered.
30 July 2014, 04:00 PM ET
Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine -- until a severe pain described by most as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, a new study reports.
30 July 2014, 03:45 PM ET
Earth and Moon in the Hadean epoch were pummeled by large impacts letting magma flow out. But, at the same time, some parts of Earth’s surface could have retained liquid water, allowing pre-biotic compounds to form; perhaps even life itself.
30 July 2014, 03:33 PM ET
Probiotics are generally thought to be safe for most people, but a newborn in Poland appears to have developed an infection after taking a probiotic product, according to a new report of the case.