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27 April 2016, 03:20 PM ET
Why does someone need an emergency surgery?
26 April 2016, 11:20 AM ET
Here's a look at celebrities who live with chronic illnesses, and how they deal with their conditions.
24 April 2016, 07:18 AM ET
As "Game of Thrones" returns to HBO with a new season, Live Science takes a look at some real-world "dragons."
21 April 2016, 07:10 PM ET
No one knows exactly why we sleep, but researchers continue to uncover important discoveries about the mysterious phenomenon, including some that seem counterintuitive.
19 April 2016, 05:30 PM ET
From heart disease to diabetes, we count down the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States
19 April 2016, 10:00 AM ET
Spiders come in all shapes and sizes, and many have some unusual features that set them apart, whether it's their web-spinning abilities, what they like to eat or their strange mating habits. Here are nine of the most bizarre spiders in the world.
13 April 2016, 02:15 PM ET
Here are some interesting takeaways and odd facts about safe drinking guidelines around the world.
12 April 2016, 10:10 AM ET
If you go down to the woods today…
07 April 2016, 07:39 AM ET
Looking for a good way to cool off this summer? Try jumping in a freshwater lake.
05 April 2016, 11:18 AM ET
Long, lazy summer days are perfect for curling up in the shade or in an air-conditioned retreat indoors with a good book.
04 April 2016, 08:48 PM ET
From pups that fit in purses to those that seem fit for a stable, here are the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. Do you think your pup made the list? Read on.
31 March 2016, 07:05 AM ET
A survival guide to raising, or at least understanding, teenagers.
30 March 2016, 03:34 PM ET
Creatures that scare the socks off us — some expected, some surprising.
30 March 2016, 07:44 AM ET
Explore the eccentricities of the animal kingdom, as we reveal some surprising behaviors and incredible capabilities.
29 March 2016, 03:48 PM ET
If coffee good for you? Can it be dangerous? How is decaf made? Scientific answers to these questions and more.
28 March 2016, 05:01 PM ET
The more we learn about the universe, the more questions seem to arise. Our picks for the biggest open questions remaining in physics.
28 March 2016, 03:32 PM ET
Their explosive power and tons of debris have wreaked havoc on the Earth since the world began.
26 March 2016, 09:44 AM ET
Interesting and amusing trivia tidbits that you can use to impress friends and family, or just so you can know more about your world.
25 March 2016, 04:55 PM ET
Some are made of precious gems and have storied pasts while others are preserved with a mix of chemicals to create a delicacy and still others developed into chicks of the planet's largest bird, eggs are a scrambled bag, each with its own story to tell.
25 March 2016, 01:07 PM ET
What separates humans from other animals? Some of the answers might surprise you.
25 March 2016, 10:41 AM ET
Deceptively attractive, some common flowers and plants can give you a headache, cause convulsions, or kill you.
25 March 2016, 10:25 AM ET
Humans lie, cheat and steal, gossip, bully and kill. Why we do these and other destructive things.
24 March 2016, 07:17 PM ET
Science is powerful, but it cannot explain everything. And in the vacuum of facts, some strange ideas develop.
24 March 2016, 06:46 PM ET
From lightning to space rocks, here are ideas for how the first life on Earth came to be.
23 March 2016, 07:01 PM ET
From his wandering eye to his real desire to mate for life, learn what every woman should know about the male brain.
23 March 2016, 01:49 PM ET
The Animal Kingdom is a strange place. Here are a handful of fascinating, little-known facts about some of the weirdest creatures.
23 March 2016, 10:27 AM ET
We've collected some of the most interesting and amazing facts about the planet we call home.
23 March 2016, 07:34 AM ET
The saber-toothed cat may be the most famous saber-toothed animal, but it's hardly the only one. More than a dozen kinds of animals — many of them now extinct — had saber teeth, including the saber-toothed salmon and the marsupial Thylacosmilus.
22 March 2016, 04:24 PM ET
From the Soviet-era MiG-31 Foxhound to the rocket-powered X-15 experimental aircraft, here are some of the fastest military planes ever to grace the skies.
03 March 2016, 06:53 PM ET
From the wheel to the birth control pill, these 10 inventions had huge ramifications.
25 February 2016, 08:05 AM ET
Politicians want their words to stick in voters' minds, and sometimes that means dispensing with niceties. Here's a look at some of the cruelest jabs in American history.
23 February 2016, 02:35 PM ET
Some of these cataclysms changed history and climate.