Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes are wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico. And geoscientists forecast dozens more strong aftershocks are likely in the area.
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Scientists have discovered what may be TESS' first known Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a nearby star, meaning liquid water could exist on the surface of this terrestrial planet.
Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who created the world's first genome-edited twins, has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Accumulating evidence suggests artificial sweeteners, like those in diet sodas, may alter metabolic processes in the body and mess with your health.
Alien life is out there, but our current theories seem to be steering us away from it, says this scientist.
It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association.
Christmas and New Year's are days of celebration in many parts of the world when people gather with family and friends. One thing many typically don't celebrate on those days is a birthday.
For all Crisco's popularity, what exactly is that thick, white substance in the can? If you don't know, you're not alone. Here's why.
Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on White Island off New Zealand.
Restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window could help fight obesity and diabetes, new research finds.
The so-called Cybertruck is an angular, stainless steel, all-electric pickup truck that quickly became polarizing. Here's why it's revolutionary.
Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
When comparing the dangers of e-cigarettes to cigarettes, some experts believe the health risks of e-cigs are not as serious as those from cigarettes.
Scientists have unearthed an amazingly preserved skull of an ancient snake with hind limbs, revealing more about the origin of snakes and how they lost their legs.
In our culture, there's this idea that enduring a tragedy can be good for your personal growth. Here's what the science says.
Sugar triggers dopamine "hits" in the brain, making us crave more of it. Sugar also disrupts memory formation.
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