Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.
A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.
NASA's New Horizons settles the size debate. Pluto may be classified as a dwarf planet, but it's larger than many estimates.
Technically Incorrect: Hate to tell you, boys, but you get a bum deal from your mum when it comes to some of your DNA, and that can make you more susceptible than your sisters to fatal diseases.
A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!
Technically Incorrect: Sir Tim Hunt, an English biochemist, appalls an audience in Korea with remarks that seem neanderthal. He later apologizes, but confesses he does have trouble with women.
A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.
The most adorable galaxies in the universe may be a series of far-away space blobs with a lot of room, but very few stars.
Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.
Calling all steampunk adventurers, pirates, scientists and Victorian ladies. Your outrageously large vacuum-tube-decorated wrist watch has arrived.