21 November 2013, 11:01 AM ET
Despite their reputation, cities can produce lower per-person emissions than less-populated regions.
21 November 2013, 10:10 AM ET
Conspiracy theories about the JFK assassination are among the most widespread conspiracy beliefs in America, owing in part to widespread speculation over the official story.
21 November 2013, 12:15 AM ET
“Time is the thief of memory,” wrote Stephen King in one of his many books. For some people, however, that is not true.
20 November 2013, 03:51 PM ET
People Magazine has announced that Adam Levine, front man of the band Maroon 5, is this year's sexiest man alive, and scientists agree that the musician and TV personality has many traits that are widely held to be sexy.
20 November 2013, 03:13 PM ET
Adrenaline junkies, look no further: ‘Insane’ new waterslide plans to tower over the current world recordholder as the tallest waterslide on the planet.
20 November 2013, 09:58 AM ET
A number of "owl cafes" have popped up in Japan in the last year, a trend that has alarmed some environmentalists who point out that the birds make terrible pets.
20 November 2013, 12:32 AM ET
Survey of Spanish city data reveals patterns of change.
19 November 2013, 05:22 PM ET
We often look to science to help provide solutions. But if science is to succeed in doing so, society may need scientists to take more risks, think outside the box and, dare we say it, think “dangerously.”
19 November 2013, 02:50 PM ET
Fans of Captain Kirk and Captain Nemo unite: a new science fiction museum is coming to Washington, D.C. Its creators announced plans for the museum, which will cover a broad sampling of science fiction across literature, TV, film, music ...
19 November 2013, 11:53 AM ET
A Brooklyn-based prop-designer died while competing in a free-diving competition in the Bahamas this past weekend, according to news reports.
19 November 2013, 10:18 AM ET
Hormones don't dictate when a woman has sex, but they may nudge her interest upward around ovulation, when she is most fertile, a new study suggests. Yet cultural influences and daily routines may override this biological imperative.
18 November 2013, 11:38 PM ET
What makes you, you? Psychologists use five major traits to sketch out personality types.
18 November 2013, 06:39 PM ET
Trade agreements, and the way we negotiate them, can affect how countries regulate private interests in order to protect our health.
18 November 2013, 02:21 PM ET
When to evacuate – and how – spells the difference between life and death.
18 November 2013, 02:18 PM ET
In households with a history of domestic abuse, pets can be a complicating factor. Not only are pets likely to be the target of abuse, but women who are the victims of abuse often refuse to seek shelter for fear of abandoning their pets.
18 November 2013, 10:27 AM ET
In a new study, researchers from Aalto University in Finland imaged the brains of scantily clad men who were being gently touched by their partners. The social contact activated chemicals in the brain's opioid system, which may be critical for maintaining
17 November 2013, 02:01 PM ET
Male fruit flies are calmed by female company, new research finds. The brain circuitry involved in this anti-aggression effect may offer hints to the control of human aggression.
17 November 2013, 06:32 AM ET
While 40 percent of Americans say they have no preference as to whether their boss is male or female, the majority of those who do have a preference would rather work for a man.
17 November 2013, 06:27 AM ET
Forget management jobs. The fasted growing careers are almost all technology-based.
17 November 2013, 04:04 AM ET
Depression's aging effects, microbes in the sky and black-hole guts just to name a few of the most interesting Science articles we found this week.
16 November 2013, 06:26 AM ET
The Internet of Things presents big opportunities for businesses of all sizes.
16 November 2013, 06:20 AM ET
There's one thing employees wish their bosses would say more often. The problem is, bosses think they are already saying it.
16 November 2013, 03:29 AM ET
Glowing sea worms, super typhoon Haiyan and images of the Milky Way sent from Hubble are just the beginning of some of the most amazing images for this week.
15 November 2013, 07:04 PM ET
No longer a phenomenon, electric vehicles accelerate in popularity.
15 November 2013, 06:49 PM ET
Why is the President replacing nukes instead of upgrading them?
14 November 2013, 02:59 PM ET
To combat the rising tide of complaints about the smell of pot, officials are turning to a high-tech weapon: the Nasal Ranger, a device that measures the intensity of odors like marijuana.
14 November 2013, 11:06 AM ET
Looking at fairy tales through the lens of science reveals some stories aren't as far-fetched as they initially appear to be. Here are five real-life examples of fairy tales coming true.
14 November 2013, 11:04 AM ET
Researchers developed a theoretical model, presented here Sunday (Nov. 10) at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, which suggests information flows between neighboring brain regions and between Twitter users mostly in one direction — a prop
14 November 2013, 10:46 AM ET
Using analytical models that are typically used to study the relationships between species, a researcher has created an evolutionary tree for "Little Red Riding Hood" and its cousins.
14 November 2013, 10:31 AM ET
Being a social butterfly just might change your brain: In people with a large network of friends and excellent social skills, certain brain regions are bigger and better connected than in people with fewer friends, a new study finds.
13 November 2013, 05:58 PM ET
Who killed John F. Kennedy? Nearly 50 years after the assassination, debate lingers over how he was killed, and who exactly was behind it. A new TV special conducts a forensics investigation on the matter.
13 November 2013, 02:53 PM ET
Procrastination, as you may have figured out by now, is the practice of carrying out less urgent tasks in preference to urgent ones. Or, doing pleasurable tasks in place of less pleasurable ones, and thus delaying performing impending jobs.