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29 September 2014, 05:14 PM ET
New and surprising facts from a recent count of Earth's lakes.
28 July 2014, 07:10 PM ET
With the announcement of an inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, talk of poisons is back in the news.
28 July 2014, 03:46 PM ET
A countdown of the most horrible head infections.
12 July 2014, 04:56 PM ET
Our understanding of fats is evolving.
27 June 2014, 01:52 AM ET
Papadum is more than a cute goat — he's now part a reference genome for his breed.
15 June 2014, 02:28 AM ET
An ocean inside the Earth and a paralyzed man kicks off the World Cup — just the beginning of the cool stories in Science this week.
08 June 2014, 02:46 AM ET
Our multiverse, hurricane names and gender bias and a beached whale hidden in a painting — just a few of our favorite stories in Science this week.
06 June 2014, 08:39 PM ET
NASA's prime innovations, from Apollo to Viking.
01 June 2014, 01:37 AM ET
The full moon affecting fish, a caveman campsite and a fish lizard graveyard are among our most interesting stories in Science this week.
27 May 2014, 10:45 AM ET
In today's digital age, putting together a physical photo album seems downright retro. From sharing photos on car windows to creating interactive holograms to programming digital clothing, here’s a look at the future of photo albums.
25 May 2014, 04:17 PM ET
The Pentagon's zombie attack plan, the world's oldest living cat and the possibility of wormhole travel are just a hint at the most interesting Science stories this week.
18 May 2014, 05:50 PM ET
A robot catcher, petrified sperm and Jupiter's Great shrinking Spot are just a few of the coolest stories in Science this week.
11 May 2014, 10:23 AM ET
Animal mothers employ some strange tricks to raise their young.
11 May 2014, 02:49 AM ET
Sick penguins, Pinocchio the dinosaur, and so many more cool science stories this week!
05 May 2014, 08:40 AM ET
With every discovery in this field of particle physics in the past 50 years, however, more questions arise about how quarks influence the universe's growth and ultimate fate. Here are seven strange facts about quarks.
04 May 2014, 01:50 AM ET
Constructing a pyramid, black holes and the atom smasher and what's lurking under Lake Huron — just a few of the coolest stories in science this week.
03 May 2014, 09:32 PM ET
Sea life can be fascinating and terrifying at the same time. Some creatures look beautiful on the outside but harbor darkness within. Some of the scariest tactics of the deep sea go on display when these creatures eat.
30 April 2014, 08:58 AM ET
The Federal Aviation Administration will issue formal regulations for private and commercial drones in 2015. But, from humanitarian work to archaeology, here are some surprising ways drones could be used around the world.
30 April 2014, 08:38 AM ET
Knowing about a medicine's life inside the body can help researchers develop more effective and safe drugs.
28 April 2014, 07:48 AM ET
The effects of asteroid impacts linger for billions of years. Here are the 10 biggest impact craters known, from largest to smallest.
27 April 2014, 06:46 PM ET
Killer mice, social media moods and even Nessie on Google Maps? These are just a few of the cool science stories we found this week.
26 April 2014, 09:08 AM ET
Beneath the surface of the icy waters of Antarctica, a symphony of sounds can be heard.
22 April 2014, 11:57 AM ET
We countdown eight of Earth's biggest unsolved science mysteries.
20 April 2014, 01:40 AM ET
From really old dirt to an ancient wrestling contract, these are the most interesting stories in Science this week.
18 April 2014, 05:02 PM ET
Take a look at ratings for seven wild geoengineering ideas that could change the Earth's climate for better or for worse.
18 April 2014, 04:40 PM ET
For the international day of celebrating all things weed, April 20, here are some quick facts about this controversial, mind-altering plant.
18 April 2014, 02:57 PM ET
Everyone knows the feeling: it begins with that insidious tickle in the back of your nose, then comes the gasping intake of breath and the final, cathartic blast: a sneeze.
13 April 2014, 03:20 AM ET
From the world's largest gold crystal to the world's oldest message in a bottle, these are the coolest stories in Science.
09 April 2014, 07:01 AM ET
The nonprofit American Rivers has highlighted the 10 most endangered rivers in the United States. California's San Joaquin is ranked No. 1, with rivers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Idaho also appearing on the list.
07 April 2014, 11:52 AM ET
This week we have zebra stripes on the Earth, the most accurate timekeeper and even weird techni-quarks.
03 April 2014, 12:46 PM ET
"Game of Thrones" draws inspiration from the Middle Ages, particularly the English Wars of the Roses. Here are a few real-life leaders who parallel the characters fighting for control of Westeros.
31 March 2014, 11:26 AM ET
Few people know these eight elements even exist.