22 August 2014, 02:31 PM ET
A man in Europe who tried to "breathe fire" wound up in the emergency room with pneumonia, after inhaling and swallowing the fuel called paraffin.
22 August 2014, 02:20 PM ET
An experiment meant to recreate conditions soon after the Big Bang are revealing hints of a long-predicted, but never spotted, particle known as an extra-heavy strange baryon.
22 August 2014, 02:17 PM ET
The viral campaign has many elements of success that are rarely achieved together. But to know the real value of a campaign, one has to examine it in the context.
22 August 2014, 01:44 PM ET
This new generation walking stick combines the benefits of a whitestick with the guidance of a seeing-eye dog without the need for long, expensive trainings or the necessary clean up.
22 August 2014, 12:25 PM ET
As the ice-covered Barðarbunga volcano continues to rumble, Icelandic officials are scanning glaciers for signs of an eruption.
22 August 2014, 10:52 AM ET
Renowned scientist and conservationist Patricia Wright battles to save one of the world’s most endangered primates.
22 August 2014, 10:51 AM ET
Boeing says that to get the U.S. military's missile defense system performing up to par, engineers had to solve an "impossible" problem.
22 August 2014, 10:39 AM ET
The National Park Service is celebrating its 98th anniversary on Monday (Aug.25) by waiving all national park entrance fees.
22 August 2014, 10:03 AM ET
NASA's Arctic Radiation IceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment (ARISE) was given less than 7 months to plan and equip a C-130 aircraft for flight in August 2014. This process usually takes over a year.
22 August 2014, 09:33 AM ET
Physicists have discovered tiny quantum tornadoes spinning inside droplets of superfluid liquid helium.
22 August 2014, 09:03 AM ET
Photos of Iceland's Barðarbunga volcano.
22 August 2014, 07:37 AM ET
A copper awl dating to between 5100 and 4600 B.C. reveals metals were exchanged across hundreds of miles in the southern Levant more than 6,000 years ago, centuries earlier than previously thought, researchers say.
22 August 2014, 07:33 AM ET
Between 2004 and 2007, archaeologists excavated a site in Tel Tsaf in the Jordan Valley of Israel, finding evidence for a Late Byzantine-Early Islamic occupation, including a burial with a metal awl inside.
22 August 2014, 07:04 AM ET
Patients with paralysis and other neuromotor disorders ‘paint’ pictures through ‘Embedded Arts,’ a rehabilitation biofeedback program created by researchers at Ohio State University. As time perception became suspended, patients felt less pain.
21 August 2014, 08:40 PM ET
Engineering is the application of science and math to solve problems. It is a cornerstone of STEM education.
21 August 2014, 08:11 PM ET
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory is studying hypersonic vehicles that would use the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE), which is intended to power the Skylon space plane, AFRL officials said.
21 August 2014, 08:00 PM ET
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station, news agencies are reporting.
21 August 2014, 04:45 PM ET
At the bottom of the ocean, a network of underwater microphones eavesdrops day in and day out on the squeaky laments of whales, the rumbles of earthquakes and the drone of passing ships.
21 August 2014, 02:03 PM ET
The western United States has suffered a crippling drought for the past three years, but researchers now have a fuller picture of the extent of damage, thanks to a new way to measure how much water has been lost.
21 August 2014, 02:01 PM ET
A new study suggests a natural climate cycle in the North Atlantic gobbled Earth's extra heat, putting global warming on pause.
21 August 2014, 02:00 PM ET
New research reveals why hummingbirds ¬have a taste for sweets even though they lack a sweet taste receptor on their tongues.
21 August 2014, 02:00 PM ET
When looking for a place to settle down, young corals and fish use chemical cues to sniff out bad neighborhoods littered with seaweed.
21 August 2014, 01:57 PM ET
Gobs of microscopic organisms called algae may have met their match in viruses that can invade their cells, ultimately leading to death, new research suggests.
21 August 2014, 01:54 PM ET
Dr. Kent Brantly, an American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa, is cured of the disease and was released today from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
21 August 2014, 01:15 PM ET
The Earth-orbiting Suomi NPP satellite has spit out some breathtaking shots of humanity's home planet, including one of the Eastern Hemisphere released yesterday that shows swirls of clouds above a blue, green and brown orb.
21 August 2014, 12:45 PM ET
Women are perceived as less likable and competent than men when they ask for flexible work arrangements to accommodate childcare responsibilities, a new study suggests.
21 August 2014, 11:58 AM ET
Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas
21 August 2014, 10:51 AM ET
Environmental activist Hilton Kelley tours his childhood home in Port Arthur, Texas now abandoned due to toxic chemicals from refineries at the terminus of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.
21 August 2014, 10:11 AM ET
Amazing images every day!
21 August 2014, 09:36 AM ET
Ever wonder why the zombies in the film "World War Z" appear so lifelike? It's not just makeup — some of them were created with the aid of high-tech scanning technology.
21 August 2014, 09:31 AM ET
A tiny, clay-filled bubble found in a Martian meteorite boosts the chances that Mars was habitable for life.
21 August 2014, 09:23 AM ET
Producers for Hollywood films like "World War Z" and shows like "The Big Bang Theory" use 3D scanners to produce lifelike models of their characters.
21 August 2014, 08:09 AM ET
When people break up, social media such as Facebook can often add to their distress, by providing constant reminders of the breakup and temptations to check up on the ex, new research shows.
21 August 2014, 07:55 AM ET
From changing passwords to deleting an ex from a friends list, people can take several steps to have a healthier breakup online, researchers say.
21 August 2014, 01:23 AM ET
For a Texas community already surrounded by oil refineries, there is a personal drive to fight the Keystone XL pipeline.
20 August 2014, 08:11 PM ET
The results of two autopsies of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot by a St. Louis police officer on Aug. 9, can't provide crucial information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.