How fearing a god might affect us
A new study argues people who believe in a punitive higher-power are more cooperative with distant strangers who share the same beliefs.
Kids' prostheses may be made from Legos someday
This creative prosthetic system will let children build their own prosthetic arms out of Lego bricks.
Group dedicated to checking scientists' work
It turns out scientific studies aren't always giving us accurate information. Now, a new group wants to help weed out the fiction from the facts.
Looking to the ocean floor for new antibiotics
We asked oceanographer and drug discovery researcher William Fenical why the ocean may be the best chance for new lifesaving drugs.
What's so exciting about gravitational waves
The announcement that gravitational waves have been detected is a big deal, but you'd be forgiven for not immediately understanding why.
What NASA would fund with its tiny $19B wishlist
NASA stretches the annual allowance it gets from Congress a long way.
Keeping kids warm and safe in their car seat
Mom's a Genius: Michigan woman creates The WarmMe as way to keep kids safe and warm in their car seat
1st HIV-positive organ transplant now possible
The nation's first HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ donation will take place at Johns Hopkins University.
Double amputee gets custom-designed ski feet
Bowen’s active lifestyle was abruptly stopped when he had a double amputation. But he’s about to hit the slopes again!
Trick your kids with Netflix NYE countdowns
Netflix released six New Year's Eve countdowns to get kids to bed before midnight.
What does the interest rate hike mean for you?
Average person may not see any immediate changes in their personal finances because of Wednesday's interest rate hike.
New terror alert system for the U.S.
Homeland Security will soon unveil a new terror alert system, following the mass shooting in California.