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Jul 31, 2014 05:51 AM ET
Last month's news of an isolated Amazon rainforest tribe in Brazil making contact with outsiders for the first time in almost two decades prompts the question: Are there many more such tribes left?
Jul 31, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Jul 30, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Amanda Onion
It's summer, it's beautiful outside -- keep covered! So warns the office of the U.S. Surgeon General. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 01:00 PM ET
A new study says there may be some good that comes out of lying. Well, telling white lies anyway! Don't believe us? Watch Trace, to learn the truth.
Jul 30, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ebola has been detected in at least 10 different types of animals and researchers suspect even more could become infected with the deadly virus.
Jul 30, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Clare Pain, ABC Science Online
Forget your genes and upbringing: the bottom line is if your blood sugar is low, your brain will direct you to eat.
Jul 29, 2014 10:15 AM ET
New research suggests that a baby's sense of smell may play a large role in how it acquires the ability to be afraid. All it needs is a mom in distress.
Jul 29, 2014 04:42 AM ET
"The plague" -- with its bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic variants -- has been taking lives in the most gruesome of ways for thousands of years. It made its deadly bones way back in the 14th century, but guess what: It's still here.
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