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Will coronavirus spread in the US? It's not 'if' but 'when,' CDC says  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 hours
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'Mad Mike' wasn't trying to prove 'flat Earth' theory on ill-fated rocket launch  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 hours
Following the tragic death of 'Mad' Mike Hughes, we revisit the real reasons why he launched himself into the air aboard his... more
Mysterious 'antihydrogen' particles reveal uncanny quantum effect  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 hours
The bubbling, raucous quantum vacuum distorts the shape of every hydrogen atom in the universe, and it distorts antimatter "antihydrogen" too. more
Coronavirus cases top 80,000 worldwide: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 hours
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread... more
'Shocked' scientists find brain parasites in baby lizards still in shells  LIVE SCIENCE · 8 hours
Scientists found parasitic worms in the brains of lizard embryos. How did they get there? more
Seabird-eating 'monster' crabs are chatty during sex  LIVE SCIENCE · 8 hours
Enormous and powerful coconut crabs are known for their extreme size. They also have an unexpectedly diverse "vocabulary." more
Billion-year-old green algae is an ancestor of all plants on Earth  LIVE SCIENCE · 8 hours
A billion years ago, this green seaweed likely produced oxygen and provided shelter for other organisms. more
A woman's bladder 'brewed' its own alcohol, tripping drug test  LIVE SCIENCE · 22 hours
Microbes in the woman's bladder were fermenting sugar into alcohol, causing her to test positive on a urine drug test. more
Scientists discover first known animal that doesn't breathe  LIVE SCIENCE · 24 hours
A genomic analysis of the creepy parasite H. salminicola reveals that the creature has no mitochondrial DNA and no way to breathe — two animal firsts. more
It's still too soon to call coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, WHO says  LIVE SCIENCE · 24 hours
As the number of coronavirus cases reported outside of China continues to climb, the WHO said it's still too soon to declare the outbreak... more
This parasitic 'blob' is the only known animal that doesn't breathe  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A genomic analysis of the creepy parasite H. salminicola reveals that the creature has no mitochondrial DNA and no way to breathe — two animal firsts. more
DARPA's hypersonic 'Glide Breaker' could blast missile threats out of the sky  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop "enabling technologies" for DARPA's Glide Breaker program under a newly announced contract, which is worth up to $19.6 million. more
Coronavirus cases spike in South Korea and Italy: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what... more
The universe could possibly have more dimensions. Here's how.  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
String theory is a purported theory of everything that physicists hope will one day explain … everything. more
See record-high temperatures strip Antarctica of huge amounts of ice  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Antarctica saw two record-high temperatures set between Feb. 6 and Feb.9, and that took a huge toll on the continent's ice, as seen in NASA images. more
Live Science podcast "Life's Little Mysteries" 6: Mysteries of eating and drinking  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
In this episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at some of the mysteries surrounding a couple of things that we... more
3,000-year-old Canaanite temple discovered in buried city in Israel  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A 3,000-year-old temple, built by the Canaanites around the time of the ancient Israelite invasion, has been unearthed in southern Israel. more
Coronavirus cases spike in South Korea: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to... more
'Mad' Mike Hughes dies in rocket crash  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Mad Mike Huges has died after crash-landing a homemade rocket Saturday. more
Is it dangerous to eat right before you swim?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
That old adage has since kept countless children on the pool deck, watching forlornly as their friends splash around. But according to science, swimmers have nothing to worry about. more
Raising the flag on Iwo Jima: Here's the story behind that iconic World War II photo  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
On Feb. 23, 1945, six Marines raised the U.S. flag over the Japanese island of Iwo... more
Nearly 78,000 confirmed cases: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread infections. more
Why was whaling so big in the 19th century?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
For centuries, we plundered the ocean's depths, hauling up whales by the thousands. But what was the purpose of this dangerous and destructive industry? more
Hemophilia: Causes, symptoms & treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
One of the main risks of this rare blood disorder is internal bleeding into muscles, joints and soft tissue. more
Tomb of Rome's mythical founder Romulus unearthed  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A tomb that was buried thousands of years ago and revered by ancient Romans as the resting place of their city's mythical founder Romulus has now been rediscovered beneath the Forum in Rome. more
12 trippy objects hidden in the zodiac  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The 12 constellations of the Zodiac contain some of the weirdest, most wonderful objects in the universe. Here are our favorites. more
More than 76,000 confirmed cases: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread... more
Coronavirus-stricken cruise ship passengers returned to US against CDC advice  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Fourteen passengers with coronavirus from the cruise ship The Diamond Princess were evacuated to the U.S. against CDC advice. more
Wreckage of lost American WWII planes finally found, in a Pacific lagoon  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
During a pivotal World War II battle, three U.S. aircraft and their seven crewmen were lost at sea. The planes were recently located in... more
Bones of Neolithic immigrants killed in massacre found in Spanish cave  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The bones of nine Neolithic people found in a cave in northern Spain suggest they were killed and then beaten after death, in a massacre that... more
Prostate cancer: Causes, symptoms & treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men. more
Despite a 'double-barreled' flu season, the vaccine is mostly doing its job  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
This year's flu shot is working relatively well to prevent influenza, particularly among children. more
Specialized respirators are key to stopping spread of coronavirus to medical staff  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Specialized respirators appear to protect medical staff against COVID-19, but they must be worn to work. more
New coronavirus may spread through poop  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which has now infected nearly 76,000 people, spreads mostly through respiratory droplets and contact with infected patients. But new research suggests that it can also spread through feces. more
What is global warming?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Global warming is the gradual heating of Earth's surface, oceans and atmosphere. more
More than 75,700 confirmed cases: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread... more
What should we do if a 'planet-killer' asteroid takes aim at Earth?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
If a giant object looks like it's going to slam into Earth, humanity has a few options. A new guide could help NASA decide... more
Duck-billed dinosaur's tail had tumors found in children  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Paleontologists found peculiar cavities in the tailbones of a duck-billed dinosaur, suggesting that it suffered from tumors caused by Langerhans cell histiocytosis. more
World's richest person, Jeff Bezos gives $10 billion to fight climate change  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The world's richest man, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is starting an organization devoted to battling climate change — and he's putting in $10 billion... more
Coronavirus quarantine ends for some cruise ship passengers, sparking worries over virus spread  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Nearly 500 passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship were released on Wednesday. But some experts worry they may not be free... more
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