03 October 2013, 04:01 PM ET
Experts say flossing prevents gingivitis, periodontal disease and tooth decay. And brushing your teeth is no substitute for flossing, because flossing gets those hard-to-reach places a toothbrush bristle can't.
30 September 2013, 01:24 PM ET
From a massive structure beneath the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea Scrolls to a palace that may have been used by King David, archaeological discoveries abound in the Holy Land, a place of great religious importance.
29 September 2013, 10:06 AM ET
Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg? A forehead nose? The sex life of ancient bears? These are more are the coolest stories in Science this week.
25 September 2013, 08:18 AM ET
The human circulatory system was once a subject of great mystery, but now, modern science has revealed its inner workings. Here are 11 surprising facts about the human circulatory system.
24 September 2013, 03:49 PM ET
Here's a look at the strangest medical cases that doctors have reported.
22 September 2013, 09:31 AM ET
Bigfoot mapping, life-expectancy of Earth's habitable life and whale earwax reveals life history — Just a few of the cool Science stories we brought you this week.
21 September 2013, 09:01 AM ET
From molasses to rubber ducks, some strange substances have spilled into waterways and onto roadways. Here are some of the highlights.
20 September 2013, 01:23 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.
20 September 2013, 11:55 AM ET
If science fiction ruled the world, time travel and teleportation would be commonplace, and humanlike intelligent machines and cyborgs would be walking amongst us. But just how likely are these and other far-out ideas?
17 September 2013, 10:47 AM ET
Forged from layers of lava, monster volcanoes may hide undersea or loom over land. These giant cones are often gentle giants called shield volcanoes — broad, low volcanoes formed almost entirely from runny, low viscosity lava.
15 September 2013, 09:31 AM ET
The Ig Nobel Prizes, the fate of the Universe and the road to Stonehenge are just a few of the cool stories we brought you this week. Check these out.
12 September 2013, 09:49 PM ET
Dung beetles that navigate using the Milky and an experiment that required eating a parboiled shrew to the discovery that walking on water, on the moon, is feasible, are just a few of the highlights of the 23rd annual Ig Nobel Awards ceremony.
08 September 2013, 01:32 AM ET
The largest volcano on Earth, the heaviest alligator and the most bizarre phobia you've never heard of ... just a few of the COOL stories we brought you this week. Click on.
05 September 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Although you might like to think of yourself as your own person, you actually share your body with many millions of bacteria. Here are five ways gut bacteria may influence health.
03 September 2013, 03:43 PM ET
From Crusader-Era castles to a trove of cuneiform tablets, Syria has some of the most amazing archaeological sites in the world.
03 September 2013, 07:30 AM ET
For students heading off to college, back-to-school time can bring a host of health issues. Here is a look at physical and mental health problems that college students may face.
01 September 2013, 06:45 AM ET
Science brought us walking sharks, artistic chimps and even the first human mind-meld? Don't miss these!
30 August 2013, 12:03 PM ET
Though reports of the use of chemical agents have yet to be confirmed in Syria’s ongoing civil insurrection, many experts say the videos and photographs from Syria would be difficult to fake. Here is a closer look at 5 chemical warfare agents.
27 August 2013, 11:33 AM ET
More and more kids are hooked on mobile games, but there are ways to wean them off the games without too much distress.
25 August 2013, 04:17 PM ET
Red sprites, a poison ring and water-loving apes are just a few of the cool science stories we found this week.
23 August 2013, 10:44 AM ET
Those who consider themselves witches often adhere to Wicca, which was recognized by a 1986 Court of Appeals as a legitimate religion. Even so, several commonly held beliefs about the Wiccan religion are outdated or plain false.
22 August 2013, 01:28 PM ET
Certain conditions appear more common in people with red hair. Here are five health risks linked with being a redhead.
19 August 2013, 04:32 PM ET
Nearly 1 in 10 Americans have used their smartphone during sex, according to the 2013 Mobile Consumer Habits study. With that in mind, maybe it's time to embrace being plugged in, even in the bedroom.
19 August 2013, 01:40 PM ET
It’s not clear whether the negative health effects of the chemical BPA seen in animal studies in the lab would apply to humans too. Scientist continue to disagree. But until a verdict is reached, here are 5 simple ways to limit too much exposure.
18 August 2013, 10:50 PM ET
From lab tech to alligator wrestler, here are some of the most extreme jobs in science.
18 August 2013, 04:48 PM ET
The Hyperloop transportation system, survinging a brain-eating amoeba and North America's oldest rock art are just the beginning or our cool science stories this week. Click on!
14 August 2013, 11:49 AM ET
Research funded by the National Institutes of Health has shed light on how some common medicines work.
13 August 2013, 07:22 AM ET
Elon Musk's idea for super-fast transit isn't the first to turn heads. Here's a look at some of wild ideas to get you from point a to point b.
11 August 2013, 04:49 PM ET
A sea creature caught on tape, ghost glaciers on patrol in Greenland and the exosuits of "Elysium" are just a sample of the cool science we found this week. Don't miss these!
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.