16 January 2014, 05:57 PM ET
Parents sometimes think their babies cry just to get attention, and a new study from Japan backs up this notion: babies can "fake cry", the study says.
16 January 2014, 04:36 PM ET
Attorneys for convicted murderer Dennis McGuire and medical experts argued that the use of the drugs represented an unconstitutional, "cruel and unusual" execution because of the possibility that McGuire would be conscious and in pain as he died.
16 January 2014, 01:12 PM ET
How carefully have you crafted the language on your Kickstarter page? New research suggests that using the wrong phrases could kill your campaign — and the right ones just might get you funded.
16 January 2014, 01:11 PM ET
The perception that people can sense things they haven't actually seen comes from a normal quirk of human's visual processing, not supernatural ability, new research suggests.
16 January 2014, 11:01 AM ET
Gaining the title as the world’s largest vinyl record, a supersized LP of the Eagles’ multi-platinum hit, Hotel California, spins on top of the redesigned venue, the Forum.
14 January 2014, 06:54 PM ET
Here are some fun ways to demonstrate principles of fluid dynamics.
14 January 2014, 02:55 PM ET
As numerous recent articles have warned, the population of science PhDs is steadily growing, while the number of available faculty jobs increases at a pace only a snail could envy.
14 January 2014, 01:58 PM ET
Job seekers may have the best luck in landing a new position in the Lone Star State, new research shows.
14 January 2014, 07:57 AM ET
Even a 45-minute visit to a rough neighborhood can make people feel less trust and more paranoia, revealing the power of environment for mental health.
13 January 2014, 03:01 PM ET
Teenagers often do things if the payoff is great, and the reason may come down to how their brains respond to rewards, a new study suggests.
13 January 2014, 03:01 PM ET
Anger can help or harm depending on the situation, but people seem to take advantage of other people's emotions to win competitions.
13 January 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Whether or not couples have children doesn't seem to make a dent in whether they are satisfied with their lives, new research suggests.
12 January 2014, 12:09 PM ET
An ancient shark nursery, glue for mending broken hearts and waving prairie dogs are the beginning of our cool science stories for this week.
12 January 2014, 07:17 AM ET
Hiring trendspotters are calling social media profiles the "new resume," but many Americans aren't taking advantage of it. Here's why you should make sure your profiles are up to date, whether you're job hunting or not.
12 January 2014, 07:16 AM ET
Not surprisingly, technology skills take up many spots on the list.
11 January 2014, 07:11 AM ET
Looking to improve your work-life balance? Here are 10 big companies that will let you work from home.
11 January 2014, 07:09 AM ET
Which jobs will have your running to the therapist and which are a piece of cake? The most and least stressful jobs of the year.
11 January 2014, 12:47 AM ET
The Hand of God, glowing fish and cliff-climbing penguins — just the beginning of the images we found for you this week.
10 January 2014, 08:20 PM ET
Of those who make New Year’s resolutions, only one in 12 will achieve them. So what can we do to maximise our chances of success?
10 January 2014, 04:02 PM ET
Antarctica is a desolate place. It’s cold, windy and lonely. Everything about it is the exact opposite of my normal summer destination. But scientists value the continent like an uncut gem.
10 January 2014, 03:35 PM ET
Did China's recent ivory crush signal a shift in conservation policy?
09 January 2014, 06:53 PM ET
Even 9-month-old babies know that friends have similar likes, new research suggests. The findings suggest babies come wired with abstract social intuition.
09 January 2014, 06:04 PM ET
When times are tough financially, it seems, books gets miserable.
08 January 2014, 06:26 PM ET
Successful books have stylistic similarities, researchers found.
08 January 2014, 04:10 PM ET
After a Christian religious group erected a monument to the 10 Commandments on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol, the Satanic Temple is formally requesting to do the same. Here are five more odd religions with a distinctive public presence.
07 January 2014, 12:50 PM ET
Feds have seized dozens of illegal fossils from a Wyoming dealer, including three rare skulls from a prehistoric predator known as Tarbosaurus bataar. This case follows an earlier one that sparked an outcry from Mongolia over the legality of the fossil tr
07 January 2014, 06:39 AM ET
Including women in the planning teams for scientific sessions may improve their representation at meetings – a factor which could, in turn, help women break through the glass ceiling of academic science.
06 January 2014, 03:30 PM ET
Poor and marginalised groups such as women, the elderly, people with a disability and those from ethnic minorities experience unfair allocation of resources (or sometimes none at all) and bore a disproportionate burden of suffering.
06 January 2014, 02:52 PM ET
The power of graphs and pictures, and the anecdotes they can evoke, are also powerful means by which people can be misled, inadvertently or otherwise.
06 January 2014, 11:02 AM ET
Amazing science images every day.
05 January 2014, 05:00 AM ET
A smoking caterpillar, dog translators and the 2013 Vertebrate of the Year are just a few of our fave Science stories from this week.
04 January 2014, 04:56 AM ET
Hubble's discoveries, amazing earth views and even a cosmic horsehead are a few out of this world images we found for you this week.