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09 August 2013, 05:17 PM ET
Despite their usefulness, every day gadgets can sometimes cause injuries. Some of these injuries are so unprecedented that they don't have names in medical literature. Find out what can happen when things go wrong.
06 August 2013, 02:52 PM ET
From glowing underwater to hunting with whips of the tail, sharks are fascinating and weird creatures. Swim on in and check out these eight strange facts about sharks.
05 August 2013, 02:36 PM ET
People are a superstitious lot, but some of these historical curses seem too real to be mere coincidence or simple superstition. From King Tutankhamun to the Chicago Cubs, check out these six famous historical curses.
05 August 2013, 11:21 AM ET
The effects of climate change are countless, and while most are troubling, some are also fascinating, revealing connections between various systems on Earth that show us more about how our planet works.
04 August 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Earth's hot mantle, surviving a zombie apocalypse and tagging great white sharks are just a few of our cool science stories this week. Check these out!
03 August 2013, 09:53 AM ET
From Tycho Brahe's pet elk to Pythagoras' deadly fear of beans, here are 10 of the weirdest stories about famous scientists.
01 August 2013, 04:53 PM ET
The world's biggest deserts occupy just about every continent and, in some cases, are in areas where most of the little precipitation that falls does so as snow. The deserts in this list range from some of the hottest to some of the coldest places on Eart
31 July 2013, 01:39 PM ET
From mermaid tails to inflatable penises, here are 5 of the most interesting prosthetic body parts around.
30 July 2013, 05:58 PM ET
The world's largest islands started as part of larger landmasses that later broke off and became isolated by the oceans. Today, many of them host unique forms of life. Some are in areas of strong volcanic and seismic activity.
28 July 2013, 11:43 AM ET
Royal baby names, inhaled blow darts and the North Pole lake are just a few stories we brought to you in Science this week.
21 July 2013, 08:21 AM ET
Stinky flowers, a wormy-earache and giant viruses made our top pics this week. Click on for some cool Science.
14 July 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Science brought us the discovery of Vampire graves, tail-slapping sharks and the birth of a giant iceberg. Click on to see more.
09 July 2013, 04:05 PM ET
Studies on diet and cancer risk have yielded mixed results, but there are trends in the research that suggest certain foods might truly affect cancer risk.
09 July 2013, 08:22 AM ET
From Medjugorje's apocalyptic fantasies to Saint Januarius's liquefying blood, here are some of the most controversial miracles in the Catholic Church.
08 July 2013, 02:17 PM ET
From fragments of text written on bits of parchment to overly abundant wood chips allegedly salvaged from his crucifix, none of the physical evidence of Jesus' life and death hold up to scientific scrutiny.
07 July 2013, 09:07 AM ET
Nessie's possible connection to the Great Glen Fault, a 200-year old fish and what Scientists eat are just a few of the cool science stories we found this week. Click on!
05 July 2013, 03:01 PM ET
Doing something good for your health is better than doing nothing at all, experts say. Here are quick things you can do to live healthier.
03 July 2013, 08:47 AM ET
See where researchers venture in the name of science.
02 July 2013, 07:01 PM ET
Animals change their habits when the moon gets bright, with badgers becoming pee-shy, corals getting kinky and even cats and dogs getting injured more.
02 July 2013, 11:06 AM ET
Scientists taste and drink their research.
29 June 2013, 11:29 PM ET
Bugs as a meal, a cyborg cockroach and a statue that moves on its own are just a few of the cool stories we found this week.
25 June 2013, 03:56 PM ET
What are the risks and benefits of aspirin?
24 June 2013, 10:28 AM ET
From rulings on marriage, contraception and mental illness in family members, to police search of a home without a warrant and right-to-die cases -- here's a look at rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court that have changed life for U.S. families.
23 June 2013, 09:45 AM ET
Naked mole-rats cancer resistance revealed, spiders who die for sex and toddler's grammar skills are just a few of the cool stories we found this week.
21 June 2013, 09:13 PM ET
The bible for psychiatry contains a number of changes, some of them quite controversial.
20 June 2013, 04:42 PM ET
Surprising health facts about Hispanics in the United States.
20 June 2013, 08:56 AM ET
From humanlike robots to memory uploads, here's a look at what's to come in biotech.
16 June 2013, 09:09 AM ET
The cause of menopause. A new body part? Remote-controlled cockroaches! Science brought us so super-cool stories this week. Check these out.
11 June 2013, 06:27 PM ET
They range from the Watergate scandal and Operation Mincemeat to the more recent Climategate.
09 June 2013, 07:30 AM ET
Quantum entanglement, treasure in the Great Pyramid and a thought-powered helicopter round out our cool science this week. Click on to see them all.
07 June 2013, 10:43 AM ET
Some of the strongest, deadliest and costliest storms to hit the U.S.
04 June 2013, 01:47 PM ET
A look at the shocking and misguided history of therapy to turn gay people straight.