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Skeletons Discovered in the Tower of London for First Time in 50 Years  LIVE SCIENCE · 32 minutes
The skeletons of two women — an adult and a child — were discovered buried in a lost chapel in the infamous... more
'Mother's Day' Cupcake Topper Stuck in Man's Throat for a Week  LIVE SCIENCE · 16 hours
A man ate a cupcake so fast he failed to notice that he had swallowed the cupcake topper, which said "Happy Mother's Day." more
Giant Plasma Guns Could Be the Answer to Limitless Fusion Power  LIVE SCIENCE · 19 hours
Los Alamos physicists want to combine two fusion-power techniques and finally harness the energy source that powers the sun. more
Ozone Hole Over Antarctica Shrinks to Record-Small Size  LIVE SCIENCE · 20 hours
The ozone hole over Antarctica has shrunk to its smallest size yet. Here's why. more
Fluorescent, Rainbow-Colored Turtle Embryo Earns Microscope Photo Contest's Top Prize  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Photos of delicate embryos, feathery mosquito antenna and a frozen water droplet were just a few of the standout images in this year's Nikon Small World microphotography contest. more
Humans May Be the Only Intelligent Life in the Universe, If Evolution Has Anything to Say  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A look at 4.5 billion years of Earth's history tells us that intelligence, including extraterrestrial intelligence,... more
Endangered Antarctic Glacier Could Soon Calve a Massive New Iceberg  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Two large rifts have widened near the edge of Pine Island Glacier on the West Antarctic ice sheet. If they continue to grow, they could release an iceberg... more
How Lumps on a Man's Heels Signaled a Rare Disease in His Brain  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A rare condition called cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis causes fatty growths to form in the tendons and the brain. more
A Violent Tornado Hit Dallas Last Night, Throwing Debris 3 Miles High  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
A destructive tornado hit northern Dallas on Sunday, Oct. 20, causing widespread power outages and significant property damage. more
This Virus May Be Causing Mysterious Polio-Like Illness That’s Paralyzing Some Children  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
A mysterious polio-like illness that spiked in 2014, leading to paralysis in children across the U.S., may have divulged one of its secrets. more
The 1st Human on Mars May Be a Woman, NASA Chief Says  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
It won't be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there, NASA Administrator Jim... more
Ancient City of 'Mahendraparvata' Hidden Beneath Cambodian Jungle  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Archaeologists have mapped the ancient city of Mahendraparvata, hidden beneath thick vegetation on a Cambodian mountain not far from the temple of Angkor Wat. more
This Brainless 'Blob' Could Take Over the Paris Zoo, If You Give It Enough Oatmeal  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
The Paris Zoological Park is debuting a new exhibit on 'the blob' — a brainless, single-cell slime mold... more
30 Perfectly Preserved Coffins Holding Ancient Egyptian Priest Mummies Discovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Archaeologists have unearthed 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside at "El-Assasif," an ancient necropolis near Luxor, Egypt. more
Why Do Pigeons Bob Their Heads?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Head-bobbing might make pigeons look ridiculous, but there's a practical purpose behind this very strange display. more
30 'Cachette of the Priests' Mummies Discovered in Egypt  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Archaeologists have unearthed 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside at "El-Assasif," an ancient necropolis near Luxor, Egypt. more
30 Sealed Coffins Holding Mummies Called the 'Cachette of the Priests' Discovered in Egypt  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Archaeologists have unearthed 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside at "El-Assasif," an ancient necropolis near Luxor, Egypt. more
In Photos: 'Cachette of the Priests' Discovered in Luxor  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Archaeologists near Luxor, Egypt, have discovered 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside, some of which belonged to ancient Egyptian priests. Here are photos of the findings. more
Why Don't Mountains Grow Forever?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Imagine a world where mountains grow so high, they poke through the upper atmosphere and create a rocky maze for pilots to navigate. more
The World's Largest Geode Formed When the Mediterranean Sea Disappeared, New Study Reveals  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The Pulpí Geode, in southern Spain, is the largest geode in the world. For the first time, scientists think they know how... more
NASA Astronauts Make History with 1st All-Female Spacewalk  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Today (Oct. 18), NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir embarked on the first spacewalk in history to be completed by a team of all women. more
Long-Lost WWII Ship Found at the Bottom of the Pacific Ocean  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The Kaga sank during the historic Battle of Midway, along with six other vessels. more
Fat Can Build Up in Your Lungs  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Fat can accumulate in some insidious places in the body, including your lungs, a new study finds. more
The Milky Way Stole Its Cosmic Neighbors from Another Galaxy  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Our home galaxy stole several dwarf galaxies that used to belong to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a galaxy near the Milky Way. more
The 1st All-Female Spacewalk Happening Today. Here's How to Watch It Live  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to begin the first-ever all-female spacewalk today (Oct. 18) at around 7:50 a.m. EDT (1150... more
What Is the Cryosphere?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The cryosphere is critical to Earth and its inhabitants, but it is vanishing as the planet warms. more
Vaping Outbreak Death Toll Reaches 33  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Nearly three dozen people have died from vaping-related lung illnesses as the nationwide outbreak that continues to grow. more
What Is Activated Charcoal?  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
You might want to reconsider including activated charcoal in your food, beverages or cosmetics. more
Scorching Hot Take: September Was North America's Warmest Ever  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
September tied the record for the warmest average global temperatures during that month, according to a new NOAA report. more
Japan Just Imported Ebola to Prep for Possible Olympic Outbreak  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Japan imported Ebola and other lethal viruses to prepare diagnostic test kits for the 2020 Olympics. more
Virgin Galactic Unveils New Line of Under Armour 'Spacewear' for Space Tourists  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Virgin Galactic and partner Under Armour unveiled a new line of "spacewear" spacesuits for future passengers on SpaceShipTwo. more
Dead Elephant Found Lying on Top of a Squashed Crocodile. What Happened?  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
An elephant's seemingly final act after it was attacked by a crocodile was to collapse on top of the reptile, crushing the would-be predator. more
Underwater Volcano Creates Bubbles More Than a Quarter-Mile Across  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
In the early 20th century, sailors near Alaska reported seeing black bubbles seeming to boil out from the sea. They weren't wrong. more
The 15 Weirdest Galaxies in Our Universe  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
There are galaxies shaped like jellyfish, galaxies that consume other galaxies, and galaxies that seem to lack the dark matter that pervades the rest of the universe. Here are the strangest galaxies in the... more
Game Over: These Monkeys Just Crushed Humans on a Computer Game  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
While playing a game, monkeys switched strategies each round, while humans stuck to a set of inefficient rules. more
Why Did This Man's Taste Buds Disappear?  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
A man's missing taste buds would turn out to be a sign of an underlying blood condition. more
The Man Who Found the Titanic Just Ended His Search for Amelia Earhart's Lost Plane  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
Two weeks and a multimillion-dollar search later, Robert Ballard said he has found no hint of it. more
Watch Rare Footage of Whales Blowing 'Bubble Nets' to Capture Prey in a Vortex of Doom  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
Underwater and airborne cameras recently captured an astounding sight: feeding whales producing bubble nets to trap... more
How the Nobel Prize-Winning Exoplanet Was Found  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
The 1995 discovery showed that the sun isn't the only star to host a family of planets — something we had long figured but never demonstrated — and also that the universe is really,... more
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