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.
13 November 2013, 12:25 PM ET
More closely related indigenous populations in Taiwan tend to have more similar music, suggesting that music could be used to trace human history.
12 November 2013, 09:15 PM ET
Bullying is not just a problem for kids — adults, too, face harassment.
12 November 2013, 09:03 PM ET
Without federal investment, what would today's industries look like?
12 November 2013, 07:00 PM ET
Mindfulness may prevent habit formation, new research finds. The effect is a double-edged sword that could keep bad habits from starting, but might also prevent good habits from taking a toehold.
12 November 2013, 04:46 PM ET
Heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual — these aren't the only sexual orientations that exist in today's world. Pansexual is characterized by physical or romantic attraction to others, regardless of their gender identity or biological sex.
12 November 2013, 03:17 PM ET
In a hotly anticipated decision, a blue-ribbon panel of experts today declared that One World Trade Center in New York City is the tallest building in the United States. For the height-obsessed, here's a list of some of the tallest things in the world.
12 November 2013, 02:13 PM ET
Yes, most humans opt for the escalator over the stairs or the fatty food over the health food, but the truth is, cavemen would have too if given the choice. Here are five day-to-day decisions cavemen never had to make, which now plague modern human health
12 November 2013, 01:23 PM ET
The word "huh?" and its equivalent appear to be universal across languages, according to a study that examined its use around the world.
12 November 2013, 11:44 AM ET
Today's date — at least when it's written out numerically as 11/12/13 — may hold some meaning for numerologists and New Age adherents attracted to the supposed energies and positive vibes of this sequential string. But Nov. 12, 2013 is nothing special.
12 November 2013, 05:46 AM ET
It's not necessarily employees who are responsible for infecting company computers with malware.
11 November 2013, 05:02 PM ET
Even in Dzanga Bai, one of the most protected elephant meeting grounds in all of Africa, isn't safe from heavily armed poachers, who kill 35,000 elephants every year or about 96 elephants a day according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
11 November 2013, 03:58 PM ET
The president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios has spent a lifetime bringing richly imaginative stories to life on the silver screen, from "Toy Story" to "Monsters, Inc." Catmull spoke to a packed audience \about the qualities that foster creati
11 November 2013, 12:28 PM ET
Take a look at a stunning time-lapse sequence captured at the 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
11 November 2013, 08:11 AM ET
Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day in the United States, which means men and women in uniform are being honored for the service to the country. Here are five things you might not know about veterans.
11 November 2013, 07:32 AM ET
Veterans looking to re-enter the civilian work force may find it hard to describe how their skills will translate to non-military jobs. The key is practice and planning.
10 November 2013, 12:49 PM ET
Do you fear change? Here's how to find ways to embrace it.
10 November 2013, 12:46 PM ET
Networking is critical to your business' success, but if you do it wrong, it won't get you anywhere. Make sure you're not committing one of these seven "deadly sins" of relationship management.
10 November 2013, 06:54 AM ET
Pee-powered robots, king of gore discovered and a hypersonic jet plane are three of several cool stories in Science this week.
09 November 2013, 08:19 AM ET
If you're thinking about starting a business, make sure you've actually got what it takes to run it. Here are 10 red flags that should steer you away from entrepreneurship.
09 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
When you're switching careers, it can be tough to compete with applicants who have more experience in the field. Here are some tips for boosting your resume and standing out from the crowd.
09 November 2013, 12:13 AM ET
A lava lake, gooey starfish and Typhoon Haiyan are just a few of the amazing images in Science this week.
08 November 2013, 10:56 PM ET
If approved, new Texas textbook guidelines will equate faith-based concepts with science.
08 November 2013, 07:01 PM ET
The idea that creative people use the right side of their brain more than logical people (the left-brained) is an extremely strong meme.
08 November 2013, 04:59 PM ET
States that adhere to an honor-culture ethos seem to have more babies named after their fathers, new research finds. Honor cultures are fixated on reputation and family kinship, which may explain the bevy of baby juniors.
08 November 2013, 04:48 PM ET
Small consumer choices can reduce your contribution to fracking.
08 November 2013, 02:49 PM ET
Catholic schools don't provide a better education than public schools, at least in the basics such as math and reading. Instead, Catholic students' edge may come from their different socioeconomic background.