19 April 2013, 04:45 PM ET
If you focus very carefully on the blinking red dot in the center of the spinning circle, you will notice something strange: the yellow dots disappear.
18 April 2013, 01:53 PM ET
A planetary system 1200 light years from Earth may contain two worlds entirely covered by global oceans. Kepler 62e and 62f are in the habitable zone of a roughly Sun-like star. Each planet is slightly larger than Earth.
18 April 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Chile’s Villarrica volcano emits what is called infrasound in a continuous, monotonic tone at about .65 Hertz. Here, researcher Jeff Johnson of Boise State University sped up the tone 240 times to human hearing range.
18 April 2013, 09:14 AM ET
Amateur video captures the moment at a fertilizer plant on fire explodes, killing several people and injuring more than 100 people.
17 April 2013, 01:59 PM ET
Human sperm (and horse sperm) trace a corkscrew course as they navigate, UCLA researchers observed with a new lens-less camera. But just why sperm do this is still a mystery.
17 April 2013, 08:53 AM ET
Authorities say they discovered the poison at a mail screening facility.
16 April 2013, 03:27 PM ET
This University of Utah video shows how ocean wave action from superstorm Sandy in October, 2012 shook the U.S. Blue color means low seismic activity; yellow, orange and red mean high seismic activity.
16 April 2013, 10:29 AM ET
Researchers at Indiana University are looking at the link between the taste of beer and dopamine release in the brain.
16 April 2013, 09:58 AM ET
UCLA campus folks were asked to guess one of four motion possibilities. Using cell-phone style cameras and elegant algorithms, researchers found the true answer.
15 April 2013, 04:41 PM ET
The police department says the incident happened at 671 Boylston Street, which is the finish line for the race.
15 April 2013, 04:37 PM ET
Explosions struck the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line, injuring an unknown number of people on what is ordinarily a festive day in the city. Deborah Gembara reports.
15 April 2013, 04:06 PM ET
Many people were injured when two large explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston marathon Monday, local media reported.
15 April 2013, 01:52 PM ET
Contrary to conventional wisdom, dads are just as good at recognizing their babies' cries as moms are, and most of that skill comes from experience, new research suggests. Four different baby cries are performed.
15 April 2013, 10:05 AM ET
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully bioengineered a kidney chimera by animating donor organs using stem cells.
12 April 2013, 03:23 PM ET
Iranian media reports a 27-year-old inventor says he has built a machine that 'brings the future to you' prompting teasing from tech writers.
12 April 2013, 11:40 AM ET
TechNewsDaily Senior editor Paul Wagensell demonstrate how the HTC First, the first Android phone to come with Facebook Home preinstalled, does not activate the pin lock when the phone screen is turned on.
10 April 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats incredible wings.
10 April 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Great white sharks scavenge on dead whales, a new study finds. Many of the normally solitary sharks gather to share the whale's blubber-rich flesh without any signs of aggression.
09 April 2013, 10:16 AM ET
A method for making organs transparent enables scientists to image large-scale, intact biological systems such as a mouse brain.
09 April 2013, 09:29 AM ET
Scientists wired together the brains of a sleeping mouse and an awake human. When the man focused on a flickering pattern, an ultrasound generator stimulated the part of the rodent's brain responsible for flicking its tail.
08 April 2013, 01:30 PM ET
The vocal lip-smacks that geladas use in friendly encounters have surprising similarities to human speech.
05 April 2013, 08:49 AM ET
A litter of ultra-rare white tiger cubs is born at a zoo on the outskirts of Tokyo. Tara Cleary reports.
04 April 2013, 11:16 AM ET
This is video of a live Cthulhu macrofasciculumque, a newly discovered microbe that lives in the bellies of termites. Scientists named the tiny protist after H.P. Lovecraft’s monster Cthulhu because of its tentacle-headed appearance.
04 April 2013, 11:01 AM ET
A flower-shaped printed droplet network spontaneously folded to form a hollow sphere. Researchers at the University of Oxford made the find.
04 April 2013, 10:48 AM ET
In a world first, Australian researchers utilized acoustic technology to find, track, and study blue whales near Antarctica. During their seven week voyage the team collected 57 photo identifications, 23 biopsy samples, and tagged two whales.