Mon, Jan 06, 2014 10:58 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Researchers excavated latrines and sewage drains from restaurants to determine what the citizens of the doomed city consumed.
Fri, Jan 03, 2014 11:41 AM by John Platt
Next step? Medicine. (No, we're not making this up.)
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Fri, Jan 03, 2014 11:11 AM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
The mingling quarks could help scientists figure out why matter and antimatter behave differently.
Fri, Jan 03, 2014 8:45 AM by Laura Moss
New research reveals that reading a novel can 'trick' your brain and 'transport you into the body of the protagonist.'
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 11:31 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Did scientists find a link to the abominable snowman? Is urine a viable way to generate electricity?
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 9:25 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
Learning about these survivalist organisms can tell scientists about how our planet copes with carbon emissions.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 2:41 PM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists discover that reality TV skews reality, that fried food is bad for you and that people are more likely to buy cheap fruit.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 9:43 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The highest scoring teams now go on to compete for $2 million in prize money.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 8:30 AM by Matt Hickman
It's a Christmas miracle! Swedish research and design teams unveil a prototype line of cellulose-based tableware with one rather appealing advantage.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 11:30 AM by John Platt
The nanoscale structures would propel themselves into tight spaces that other treatments can't reach.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 2:50 PM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
From solar energy revelations to science-related activism, these researchers were very busy this year.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 10:42 AM by Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Inscriptions on the crypt walls include excerpts from the gospels of Luke, John, Mark and Matthew and likely were intended as 'protection' for the dead.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 9:32 AM by Charles Q Choi, LiveScience
Certain traits of the fossils, including a lack of disturbance by animals, indicate that Neanderthals buried bodies quickly, possibly to protect the bones.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 8:08 PM by Bryan Nelson
500 years might soon be a normal human lifespan, thanks to researchers who have learned how to increase the lifespan of worms.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 11:25 AM by John Platt
Funding for the newest Breakthrough Prize is announced as the awards for life sciences and physics are given at a star-studded California ceremony.