Taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine did not prevent people from coming down with COVID-19 after being exposed to the disease.
An underwater plateau near New Zealand was likely created by the 'largest volcanic outpouring' in Earth's history, a new study suggests.
Carnivorous plants began evolving about 70 million years ago, when an ancestor duplicated its entire genome, allowing some genes to be repurposed for hunting.
A monkey attacked a lab technician on the campus of a medical school in India and ran away with blood samples from three patients that were infected with COVID-19.
#BlackBirdersWeek is an online event created with the goal of promoting and encouraging the inclusion of Black people in science and nature communities traditionally dominated by white people.
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
A prototype ventilator built in just 37 days by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory passed a key test this week at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.