The cobbler thought he'd never work again, but the strange surgery saved his hand function.
Two centuries after it was first sighted by Russian explorers, Antarctica is a key site for studying the future of Earth's climate – and for global scientific cooperation.
A hypothetical timepiece called the Doomsday Clock measures our nearness to Armageddon — by nuclear weapons, climate change and other global threats.
A Civil War artifact found in Virginia could represent a type of talisman that was popular for protection against evil: a so-called witch bottle.
One of the dangers of the novel coronavirus is that there is no treatment -- and no vaccine. Researchers are working on one, but will it be in time to help with the current outbreak?
A famous 15th-century altarpiece has been restored in Belgium, and people are freaked out by the artist's original image of a human-faced Jesus sheep.
If you're a science geek like us, you'll love the new Live Science merch store, where you can get all of your science-y gear, from t-shirts and mugs to tote bags and stickers.
Fallout from nuclear bomb tests could help experts detect fraudulent whiskeys that are purportedly more than a century old.
Scientists used computer algorithms to "evolve" an organism that's made of 100% frog DNA — but it isn't a frog.