5 things you should know about gay conversion therapy
November 28, 2012, 8:22 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer
The therapy supposedly helps gay people overcome same-sex attractions, but psychologists say the therapy is ineffective, unethical and often harmful.
Most and least emotional countries revealed
November 21, 2012, 2:42 p.m. by LiveScience Staff
The Gallup survey found that Singaporeans are the least likely in the world to report either positive or negative feelings on a daily basis.
Poison mushroom soup kills 2 elderly women
November 12, 2012, 5:39 p.m. by Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer
The variety of poisonous mushrooms that were used in the soup is unknown, but a doctor said patients are suffering from amatoxin poisoning.
Undersea gas leaks discovered off Israel's coast
November 11, 2012, 12:51 p.m. by Megan Gannon, News Editor
If disturbed, the undersea reserve could disrupt the marine environment and might even unleash greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Doomsday preppers reveal they're crazy, brilliant
November 10, 2012, 6:57 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience Contributor
National Geographic's 'Doomsday Preppers' profiles extreme survivalists who believe the world as we know it may soon end.
Meth may fight flu virus, study suggests
November 7, 2012, 9 a.m. by Megan Gannon, News Editor
The drug kills brain cells and weakens the heart, muscles and immune system, but it may also have flu-fighting properties.
Humans caused historic Great Barrier Reef collapse
November 6, 2012, 7:05 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer
Runoff from farms clouded the waters off Queensland and killed the natural branching coral species, leaving a stunted, weedy type of coral in its place.
NYC museum celebrates Teddy Roosevelt's conservation work
October 26, 2012, 10:46 a.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor
The 26th president and his legacy are memorialized in a number of places throughout the American Museum of Natural History.
How moon tides affect the Large Hadron Collider
June 19, 2012, 4:32 p.m. by Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience
The famous atom smasher at CERN experiences tides just as the rest of the Earth does — when the crust moves toward the moon, so does everything else — but the collider requires precise geometry.
Island threatened by rising seas battles nature and humans
May 15, 2012, 1:40 p.m. by Charles Choi, LiveScience
The island nation of Tarawa is considering the purchase of land in Fiji to safeguard its people against potential flooding.