05 December 2013, 10:22 AM ET
Uptalk, when sentences rise in pitch at the end, has become ubiquitous in Southern California and is demonstrated by Amanda Ritchart.
04 December 2013, 01:51 PM ET
Hip impingement, a condition in which the edges of the hip's ball and socket joint are rough and jagged, is increasingly diagnosed among those under 30 and often requires surgery to fix. Famous cases include Lady Gaga and Alex Rodriguez.
04 December 2013, 01:00 PM ET
A dense crystalline rain falling into Earth's mantle could explain how a mysterious seismic boundary called the Moho forms beneath the crust.
03 December 2013, 04:10 PM ET
To Andrea Johnson, the best part about being a scientist is being able to explore things that interest her and no one can tell her no.
02 December 2013, 07:33 PM ET
Taylor F. Lockwood photographed bioluminescent mushrooms and set a compilation of them to classical music.
02 December 2013, 11:41 AM ET
This video shows the extra vocal folds in the throat of a koala, that gives it a deep-pitched voice. The male's "bellowing" vocalizations can also be heard, which are used to woo females during the mating season.
02 December 2013, 10:55 AM ET
A wispy remnant of the comet survived its whip around the Sun, but is quickly starting to fade from sight. Imagery from NASA/ESA SOHO probe (Nov 30th - Dec 1st) and NASA's STEREO spacecraft (Nov 28th and 29th) are time-lapsed.
27 November 2013, 11:23 AM ET
High-definition video of a participant wearing the Tongue Drive System and using it to drive a powered wheelchair.
27 November 2013, 11:06 AM ET
On Oct. 27th, 2013, the NASA/ESA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) captured ISON as it closes in on its Thanksgiving Day date with the Sun. It's traveling at 240,000 mph and is currently surviving the high heat, according to Spaceweather.com.
27 November 2013, 07:28 AM ET
Food scientist Vickie Kloeris gives SPACE.com's @MiriKramer the run down on the food that the ISS crew will be eating on Thanksgiving 2013.
26 November 2013, 11:19 PM ET
Catapults, centrifugals and trebuchets all used for one purpose - tossing pumpkins. Mythbusters' Kari, Grant and Tory talk to Livescience's @Douglas_Main about the event. Airs on the Science Channel on Thanksgiving at 8pm EST.
26 November 2013, 03:54 PM ET
North Dakota retired engineer George Loegering has found a rare spinning disk of ice in the Sheyenne River, a weather phenomenon experts say likely was caused by cold, dense air, and an eddy in the river. (Nov. 26)
26 November 2013, 03:35 PM ET
A critter cam in northeast China has spotted a female Amur leopard with two little cubs, the first example of the critically endangered cat breeding in China.
26 November 2013, 12:29 PM ET
Fire ant rafts actively reorganize, a feat that allows them to more effectively cushion themselves against applied forces. Here, a clot is compressed by a petri dish and bounces back in a few seconds after the force is taken away.
26 November 2013, 10:33 AM ET
Seahorses have heads perfectly shaped to sneak up on copepods without alerting them, because the area just above and forward of their nostrils produces no fluid disturbance. This video shows a seahorse sneaking up and capturing a copepod.
25 November 2013, 10:34 AM ET
In 2007, a coronal mass ejection from the Sun tore off Comet Enke's tail. As Comet ISON approaches its closest approach to the Sun, it could suffer the same fate.
25 November 2013, 10:30 AM ET
A jellyfish-like flying machine hovers in air by flapping its four wings 20 times per second.
25 November 2013, 10:13 AM ET
During 1940-2004, the number of newly emerging infectious diseases has risen significantly over time after controlling for progress in diagnosis and surveillance. The peak is in the 1980s, concomitant with the HIV pandemic.
22 November 2013, 10:20 AM ET
An archaeological site in Israel holds the oldest confirmed palatial wine cellar in the Middle East, which held at least 3,000 modern-day bottles worth of wine.
22 November 2013, 10:09 AM ET
The mating behavior of the roundworm C. Elegans is surprisingly sophisticated, requiring complex nerve control.
21 November 2013, 10:13 AM ET
Research published in the journal Current Biology reveals that babies get the fundamentals of body awareness from birth. Newborns pay more attention to images that match sensory input on their bodies, as seen in this clip.
20 November 2013, 11:32 AM ET
Diagnosing the specific type of cancer can be crucial to starting the right treatment quickly especially for lung cancer patients who are often diagnosed in later stages of the disease. A special chip can test for 50 cancer genes at once.
20 November 2013, 11:31 AM ET
A rough, textured, water-repellant surface could be used to make ultra-water proof clothing and keep airplane wings from becoming icy.
18 November 2013, 03:00 PM ET
Long-lived algae growing on the Arctic Ocean seafloor may hold a record of
climate change extending back more than 600 years. The algae growth slows
each winter when sea ice blocks sunlight, leaving behind layers similar to
18 November 2013, 12:42 PM ET
The rise in global carbon dioxide is causing dramatic ocean acidification is threatening a number of aquatic species, including oysters farmed for human consumption.
12 November 2013, 03:27 PM ET
Biologists use Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men to attract wild animals like this African golden cat posing for a camera trap in Uganda's Kibale National Park.
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, 02:15 PM ET
Researchers simulated a man peeing into a urinal at different angles, finding to avoid pee splash-back men should decrease the angle of flow.
11 November 2013, 10:27 AM ET
Fungal lung infections like those caused by Histoplasma capsulatum are difficult to treat because it's hard to get rid of the fungal cells without damaging human cells. A new way to mark fungal cells by making them glow could solve that problem.
08 November 2013, 03:40 PM ET
Set to launch on Nov 18th, 2013, the orbiter seek to rewind the planet's geologic history back to the wet, warm epoch that might have spawned life. MAVEN's instruments may help scientists understand why the planet lost much of its atmosphere.
08 November 2013, 02:05 PM ET
Solar radiation, trapped by our atmosphere, keeps Earth warm. But if human activity is making it too warm, Stanford scientists have developed a panel that can return heat to space. Is this a tool for future geo-engineering?
06 November 2013, 03:55 PM ET
Virtual monkey avatar shown from a 3rd person perspective as the movements of the two arms are decoded in real-time from the brain of a rhesus monkey. The monkey sees the arms and 3D objects from a 1st person perspective.