17 October 2013, 01:30 PM ET
The pursuit of everlasting life has traditionally been consigned to the realms of fantasy, science fiction or eccentric millionaires. But now, one of the world’s tech giants is behind the venture.
17 October 2013, 07:36 AM ET
From biography to children's books to science fiction, graphic novels featured in a panel at this year's Comic Con all share a strong focus on storytelling that's based on real science.
16 October 2013, 11:51 AM ET
Having led Japan through the 2011 nuclear crisis, the elder statesman is now campaigning for a world without nuclear power.
16 October 2013, 03:42 AM ET
Burn risk tends to increase in the fall, but it doesn't have to.
15 October 2013, 08:57 PM ET
Research shows compassion often trumps obedience, and that's a lesson society should take to heart.
15 October 2013, 02:43 PM ET
A new study by Tomohisa Toda and colleagues, published today in Developmental Cell, has contributed novel insights into how the process of birth can regulate specific aspects of brain development.
15 October 2013, 09:51 AM ET
The government shutdown was ironic from the moment it began — It happened over the health care law, which started registration the moment the government shut down on Oct.1. The odd effects of the shutdown haven't ceased in the two-plus days since.
13 October 2013, 06:27 AM ET
Evolution's matchmaker, a lost prehistoric code and obese pets are a few of the cool stories we found in Science this week.
12 October 2013, 10:17 AM ET
Leaf peeping, chocolate frogs and dancing atoms - just a few of the amazing images we found in Science.
11 October 2013, 08:40 PM ET
Facts take precedence over opinion in the news cycle.
11 October 2013, 07:00 PM ET
A small fraction of the United States population feels a cultural affinity to Judaism, despite having no ancestral or direct religious ties to it, new research suggests. Those people tend to be more Republican-leaning and conservative than Jews.
11 October 2013, 11:59 AM ET
Where do people use the Internet the most? The least? A new study charts the patterns of Internet use by country and has come up with some surprising results.
11 October 2013, 08:29 AM ET
Through various means, including inspections and destruction, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has sought to implement a convention prohibiting the production and storage of chemical weapons.
11 October 2013, 08:02 AM ET
If you dread going back to work on Monday morning, the trick is to prepare better on Friday afternoon.
10 October 2013, 07:01 PM ET
Kissing may have evolved to help people assess the genetic potential of their mates, according to new research that finds that the pickier the person, the more likely they are to care about kissing. Smooches may also serve to bond relationships together.
10 October 2013, 11:02 AM ET
From magnetic implants that allow people to see magnetic fields to vests that allow the deaf to feel sounds, the future holds many new technologies that could allow humans to have an array of supersenses to compliment the five they normally use.
10 October 2013, 06:46 AM ET
Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter tells us how to deal with the modern business world's most sticky situations.
10 October 2013, 06:44 AM ET
Researchers find that forcing employees to keep their sexuality hidden disrupts their ability to do a good job.
09 October 2013, 06:53 PM ET
Government employees sent home by the ongoing government shutdown are dealing with boredom as the shutdown drags into its second week. The emotion, linked to depression, anxiety and impulsive behavior, is often overlooked and remains somewhat mysterious.
09 October 2013, 12:13 PM ET
If a murderer waved a handgun directly in front of you, you'd notice, right? A recent incident in San Francisco proves that you might not — if you're staring at a cellphone.
09 October 2013, 09:02 AM ET
New standards will mean less memorization, more thinking in science class, say supporters. Even so, critics worry the standards for STEM classes will dumb down science education.
08 October 2013, 07:14 PM ET
Many people have noticed that the environment where food or drink is consumed can affect its taste, but few scientific studies have investigated the phenomenon. A group of researchers gave people a whisky taste-test in three different environments, and pe
08 October 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Children who are more empathetic are also better at picking up on a sarcastic tone in simple interactions, probably because those children are better at deciphering the obscured intentions of others, research suggests.
08 October 2013, 12:00 PM ET
People's personalities can be grouped based on the types of brain chemicals that dominate in them, and that may, in turn, affect who they are attracted to, research suggests.
08 October 2013, 10:55 AM ET
Conservatives and liberals are equally likely to feel that their beliefs are superior to others, suggesting that holding extreme views leads to smugness regardless of what those views are. The findings could have implications for congressional gridlock.
07 October 2013, 02:29 PM ET
At the site of a fifth century island fort in Sweden, archaeologists have uncovered the victims of a brutal massacre.
06 October 2013, 09:27 AM ET
Higgs and the Nobel, diesel and honeybees, and Venus and the moon ... some interesting connections brought to us this week by Science.
06 October 2013, 05:04 AM ET
Socializing with co-workers over lunch may not be the best way for employees to unwind during the day.
06 October 2013, 05:03 AM ET
Despite conventional wisdom, sometimes it's best not to make eye contact.
05 October 2013, 02:34 AM ET
Pufferfish love, stone animals and our stunning galaxy are just a few of the images we found for you this week.
05 October 2013, 01:11 AM ET
The ABC recently reported that 400 people in the Philippines trampled vitamin-enriched “golden rice” trial crops because of fears to human health and biodiversity.
05 October 2013, 12:44 AM ET
Who's watching the hurricanes now that the furlough has hit?