A virtual dive of a 17th-century shipwreck explores the remains of a ship used by the Dutch to secretly trade with Iceland.
A nonprofit called The Earth Archive wants to make a 3D map of the entire planet, before the climate crisis changes Earth's face forever.
Several countries are launching claims to vast swathes of the Arctic seabed. But what does that mean for political and environmental stability in the region?
A widely publicized study that suggested that the first gene-edited "CRISPR" babies could have shorter lifespans has been retracted due to crucial errors in the analysis.
The mysterious vaping outbreak in the U.S. has led to nearly 1,300 lung injuries and 26 deaths as of this week.
A complex network of skull bones, ligaments and muscles allows a snake to swallow prey with bodies much larger than the sinuous predator's own head.
More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day as an alternative to — or in addition to — Columbus Day.
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the lithium-ion battery that powers everything from smartphones to electric cars.
A new book by Randall Munroe, author of the popular science webcomic xkcd, explains how to fix real-world problems by using science to find ridiculously complicated solutions.