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24 July 2014, 09:45 AM ET
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24 July 2014, 08:29 AM ET
Kids who spend time cuddling up with Fido or Fluffy are more likely to turn their noses up at meat later in life, a new study suggests. The reason may be such kids develop empathy toward all animals.
24 July 2014, 08:11 AM ET
The 3,300-year-old carving once held the face of the god Amun, but pharaoh Akhenaten, who may have been King Tut's dad, had it and the associated hieroglyphs hacked out during a religious revolution.
24 July 2014, 08:05 AM ET
An ancient Egyptian carving found in the tomb at the site of Sedeinga in modern-day Sudan shows the scars of a religious revolution and may have been gouged by Akhenaten, the possible father of King Tut.
24 July 2014, 12:19 AM ET
What scares a zoo keeper may not be what you expect.
23 July 2014, 10:00 PM ET
Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass.
23 July 2014, 09:16 PM ET
Green energy doesn't need to wait for next-gen battery storage.
23 July 2014, 07:58 PM ET
Liquid is a state of matter between solid and gas. Molecule are farther apart from one another, giving them space to flow and take on the shape of their container.
23 July 2014, 06:30 PM ET
Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a placebo at reducing pain in people with sudden lower-back pain, nor did it help these patients get better faster, a new study finds.
23 July 2014, 06:16 PM ET
People who need organ transplants may die while waiting receive them, and so researchers are looking for ways to produce organs that don't require a donor.
23 July 2014, 05:33 PM ET
Somewhere in the Mediterranean Sea, military and civilian experts aboard a U.S. cargo ship, the MV Cape Ray, are disposing of Syria's arsenal of deadly chemical weapons.
23 July 2014, 05:16 PM ET
THC is the main mind-altering ingredient found in the Cannabis plant.
23 July 2014, 04:50 PM ET
The doctor leading the response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has been infected with the highly lethal virus, according to news reports.
23 July 2014, 04:37 PM ET
"Shin splints" refer to pain in the lower leg due to overworked and stressed muscles and bones.
23 July 2014, 04:35 PM ET
Ibex are very agile and can easily climb mountainous terrain with their strong, cloven hoofs.
23 July 2014, 03:28 PM ET
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the Landsat program, which provides the longest continuous record ever of observations of Earth's landmasses. Landsat 1 launched on July 23, 1972.
23 July 2014, 03:27 PM ET
A group of people in the Amazon who had been living without any contact to the outside world suffered an outbreak of the flu after fleeing attacks on t, Brazilian authorities say.
23 July 2014, 03:06 PM ET
Parallel Tyrannosaur footprints unearthed in Canada suggest the fearsome predators were pack animals that may have hunted in groups to increase their odds of survival.
23 July 2014, 02:53 PM ET
The age at which girls reach puberty is influenced by a set of genes that were previously only known to be involved in the development of a fetus before birth, according to a new study.
23 July 2014, 02:16 PM ET
How do great guitarists bend a string like Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix? One scientist sought to figure out how legendary performers make great music.
23 July 2014, 02:10 PM ET
Man's best friend does not like anything muscling in on that friendship; — the first experimental test of jealousy in dogs shows that canines nip even at stuffed dogs when these fakes are taking away the attention of the animals' owners.
23 July 2014, 02:03 PM ET
The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping lanes, placing the behemoths in danger of collisions with ships. This finding could help prevent human threats to these endangered titans, scientists added.
23 July 2014, 02:00 PM ET
The skeleton of a child who lived 100,000 years ago shows signs of severe brain damage from a head trauma, new research suggests.
23 July 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Researchers have tagged more than 100 blue whales off the California Coast, finding the behemoths feed around major shipping lanes.
23 July 2014, 01:18 PM ET
5 Turkish siblings, with very rare Uner Tan Syndrome (UTS), walk in lateral quadrupedal motion. Apes and all other primates use a diagonal limb-fall pattern. Credit: Shapiro LJ, Cole WG, Young JW, Raichlen DA, Robinson SR, et al.
23 July 2014, 01:01 PM ET
People aren't the only polluters — trees emit harmful compounds, too, as a recent map reveals. However, tree emissions would not be harmful were it not for the human emissions that react with these compounds, causing ozone pollution.
23 July 2014, 11:53 AM ET
New tyrannosaur trackways unearthed in Canada suggest that the ferocious predators may have been pack animals.
23 July 2014, 11:52 AM ET
NASA's first Landsat mission launched in July 1972. Seven more satellites have been launched since. Two of these, Landsat 7 & 8, are still active. The program acquired science imagery of natural disasters, urban change, water, ice, and farming.
23 July 2014, 10:59 AM ET
Scientists are looking into cat poop to explore whether a microscopic organism that lives in there could be modified and used as a cancer treatment.
23 July 2014, 10:55 AM ET
The seafaring empire of Tonga, an archipelago of about 160 Polynesian Islands in the South Pacific Ocean, once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.
23 July 2014, 10:22 AM ET
Women taking higher doses of estrogen in their birth control pills may place more importance on other women's appearance, a new study finds.
23 July 2014, 09:44 AM ET
When learning a second language, effort helps adults learn vocabulary but hinders their ability to learn grammar, a new study finds.
23 July 2014, 09:20 AM ET
The bacteria that cause many cavities has been diversifying over the last several thousand years, according to a new study of DNA extracted from ancient, cavity-ridden teeth.
23 July 2014, 08:38 AM ET
Women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be able to cut down on their trips to the doctor, thanks to a technology that allows them to perform vaginal ultrasounds at home.
23 July 2014, 06:16 AM ET
A team of "aquanauts" will answer questions live today (July 23) from an underwater lab located on the seafloor off the coast of the Florida Keys. The individuals are part of NASA's nine-day underwater NEEMO 18 mission.
23 July 2014, 03:51 AM ET
Most children and teens who are overweight think that they are actually the right weight, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.