Five mummies dating to 4,000 years ago had cholesterol buildup in their arteries, hinting that humans have been susceptible to heart disease since ancient times.
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?
The grim future of new TNT sci-fi series "Snowpiercer" began with climate change. Could our rapidly warming world undergo a global deep freeze?
A widely publicized study that suggested that the first gene-edited "CRISPR" babies could have shorter lifespans has been retracted due to crucial errors in the analysis.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.
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.