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Eureka! The Archimedes Principle

Archimedes discovered the law of buoyancy while taking a bath and ran through the streets naked to announce his discovery.

Testicles: Facts, Function & Diseases

The testicles are the primary male reproductive organs. They produce gametes, or sperm, and they secrete hormones, primarily testosterone.

Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Trigger a 'Higher' State of Consciousness

People in the study who used psychedelic drugs showed higher patterns of neural activity.

“Outlaw Tech” Trailer: Counterfeiters and High-Tech Crime | Video

A new series from the Science Channel introduces the cutting-edge technology and science behind some of the last decade’s most daring and outrageous crimes.

What Is Exploding Head Syndrome? | Video

A startling sleep disorder called 'exploding head syndrome' can wake up people up with a crash and a bang. Here's what's really happening in the brain.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state.

Beware of Bogus Cancer Treatments, FDA Says

Americans should be wary of products claiming to treat or cure cancer, as a number of products are falsely making these claims, the FDA said.

Earth's Mantle Could Suck Up Carbon from the Air

Earth's mantle produces rocks that could naturally suck up carbon emissions, providing a strategy for checking climate change if necessary emissions cuts don't occur.

Straight Out of 'Star Wars': This 'Death Star' Laser Actually Works

Scientists used a diamond crystal to increase power of multiple laser beams into one super-powered beam.

Odd New Theory Explains How Early Earth Got Its Oxygen

One of the still-unsolved mysteries about Earth's history is how the planet became breathable. Now, scientists say the culprit may have been the giant rock slabs that make up Earth's outer shell.

No Need for Roads: Flying Car Soars Over Water

A new flying car designed to travel over open water could be on sale as soon as this year.

Gallery: 5 Times Science Inspired Art

Artists turn to the world of nature and science for inspiration.

Did Edvard Munch See 'The Scream' in Spectacular Rare Clouds?

Did rare clouds over Oslo inspire Edvard Munch's most famous painting?

'Artificial Womb' Keeps Extremely Premature Lambs Alive for Weeks

The new machine supported the lambs for up to 28 days, which is the longest amount of time that an artificial womb has kept animals stable.

Images of Warming: National Parks in 2050 Posters

A series of posters by artist Hannah Rothstein show how U.S. National Park might look by 2050 if climate change isn't mitigated.

Why Can't You Shake Hands with a Robot?

For robots to be most useful when working alongside humans, we'll have to figure out how to make robots that can literally lend us a hand when our own two are not enough.

Make Mars Livable with Asteroids: Researchers Propose Terraforming Plan

A new plan for the "terraformation" of Mars has been scripted by a research team – a blueprint for the red planet to terraform a site on Mars in 2036.

Farewell (for Now) to April's Giraffe Cam

The "giraffe cam" for April and her new calf has come down, but their internet career isn't over just yet.

How Dolphins Do It in Water…with Weird, Complex Genitalia

Being a scientist can be a strange job. Like on the days when your work involves inserting the artificially inflated penis of a dead dolphin into the recently thawed vagina of another dead dolphin, all inside a CT scanner.

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