Swallowing a sulfur-rich protoplanet could help explain two lingering mysteries in the story of Earth's formation
With funding from the Defense Department, scientists have begun work on devices that would use electric pulses to realign a memory process gone awry
New threats to Europe’s birds and habitats directives highlight broader tensions – and opportunities – at the interface between conservation science and policy.
Analysis of millions of audio files has led one US company to claim that their software can predict how a person’s voice will make a listener feel
On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration released a vital set of numbers about the routine use of antibiotics …
IBM is partnering with Apple and medical device companies to develop a cloud-based health platform for its Watson supercomputer
Side order of veg with that mammoth leg? The Neanderthal diet was probably more varied than we think – using vegetables, herbs and different cooking techniques
An exoskeleton that enables movement and provides tactile feedback has helped eight paralysed people regain sensation and move previously paralysed muscles
Rivers filled with hippo faeces may sound disgusting, but the excrement provides nutrition for fish and aquatic insects
Carbon emissions from US power stations in 2015 are set to drop to their lowest level for 20 years, as wind, solar and gas replace coal
Policy-makers the world over urgently need to address the growing divide between haves and have-nots. Science has much to tell them – if only they would listen
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.It’s a Friday afternoon on the Rwandan side of Lake Kivu, and in what was once a quiet cove, a daring venture is taking shape.
A joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co on Wednesday said uncertainty over its use of Russian rocket engines for Air Force satellite launches could undermine its plans to build a new rocket with a U.S. engine.
Bird flu outbreak now spreading through Midwest poultry could head east with fall migration
Apple expands environmental projects to include solar power in China, sustainable timber in US
A female western gray whale set a new record swimming from Russia to Mexico and back, a total of 13,988 miles, in 172 days
Scientists operating a remote-controlled vehicle about 2,000 feet below water get a rare glimpse of a sperm whale. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano report on the video.
Commercial airlines could be vulnerable to hacking via inflight Wi-Fi. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano have the details.
According to the experts, "blinking is like a kitty kiss"
On its way to an unprecedented flyby of Pluto, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped a special shot
A new study outlines the danger of a monster wave hitting the Northwest - and how fast people will have to move to outrun it
The follow-up series will feature "never-before-filmed wilderness areas from the ice caps and deep ocean to deserts and remote forests"
The rocket tipped over due to excess lateral velocity
These five most influential women are pioneers in the field of science and medicine
Citing a boom in natural gas and shifts in demand, the Energy Information Administration says the U.S. could stop being a net energy importer "sometime between 2020 and 2030."
Genetic profiling of cancer cells can help guide treatment, but such profiles can be ambiguous. Results would be more accurate if all labs tested normal cells from each patient, too.
Researchers in Kenya uncover tools dated to 3.3 million years ago, long before the first humans, as we know them, walked the Earth.
A little MRI video seems to settle the decades-old debate about that loud pop of the joints: It's all about bubbles. But imagine an air bag inflating, not the bursting of a balloon.
People who took acetaminophen responded less strongly to happy or sad photos in a small study. It's one of several studies suggesting that there's an overlap with pain and other feelings.
Teachers can become frustrated when students don't seem to try hard when it comes to schoolwork. There's a surprising explanation of why some students might not be putting their best effort forward.