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WHOA: Have Scientists Found Two Higgs Bosons?

| Posted 12.15.2012 | Science

By Michael Moyer A month ago scientists at the Large Hadron Collider released the latest Higgs boson results. And although the data held few obvious ...

Politics Spotlights Difference Between Liberals, Conservatives

Posted 12.13.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/12/2012 05:30 PM EST on LiveScience With media figureheads like Rush Limbaugh and Mic...

LOOK: 22 Great Gifts For Science Geeks

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

Shopping for that special someone this holiday season can be tough--especially if he or she is a science enthusiast. What gift is smart enough? Fun en...

Ancient Carvings May Show Pivotal Pharaoh

Posted 12.10.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/10/2012 11:47 AM EST on LiveScience The oldest-known representations of a pharaoh are...

Cara Santa Maria

What Earth REALLY Looked Like 6,000 Years Ago

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.10.2012 | Science

As 2012 comes to a close, I'd like to take a moment to bid farewell to a few congressmen who were voted out of office this year, hopefully for their a...

Un-Break My Heart: Limited Capacity for Regeneration in the Heart

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

A paper published in Nature suggests that the endogenous regenerative potential of the adult heart is very limited. The low rate of self-renewal in the adult heart sounds like bad news for researchers who thought that the heart had the ability to heal itself after a heart attack.

WOW: Ancient Warrior King's Burial Box Is Biggest Ever Found

Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/06/2012 12:47 PM EST on LiveScience The largest ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has been identif...

Filmmaker Finds Bizarre Sea Life At Ocean's Deepest Spot

Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 12/05/2012 04:58 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet SAN FRANCISCO — The deepest place on the pl...

Distant Quasar Reveals Secrets Of Early Universe

Posted 12.05.2012 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 12/05/2012 01:14 PM EST on SPACE.com A cloud of hydrogen gas illuminated by the brightest ob...

EXPLAINED: How World's Worst Extinction Event Unfolded

Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/05/2012 11:54 AM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — Nickel-eating bacteria may have worsene...

Gene Snafu May Explain Evolution Of Human Intelligence

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/03/2012 11:58 AM EST on LiveScience Several "brainy" genes that were duplicated in a tiny sea...

Strange Disorder, Sex Problems Linked In New Study

Posted 12.03.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/30/2012 08:34 AM EST on LiveScience Men who were born without a sense of smell report having ...

Cara Santa Maria

Why Do People Still Take This?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

Hi everyone. Cara Santa Maria here. You've heard the stories, right? Someone takes Ambien so they can sleep, and next thing they know, they're waking ...

Stonehenge Study Sheds New Light On Ancient Mystery

Posted 11.30.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/30/2012 02:25 PM EST on LiveScience Ancient people probably assembled the massive sandstone h...

North Star Study Yields Major Surprise

Posted 11.30.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 11/30/2012 02:51 PM EST on SPACE.com The famed North Star has been a beacon in the night sky throughout human history, ...

WATCH: What The Heck Is An Artificial Womb?

Posted 11.30.2012 | Science

Huffington Post Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria joined HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss artificial wombs with host Nancy Redd. Sant...

SPOTTED: Alien Planets Being Born

Posted 11.30.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 11/30/2012 10:32 AM EST on SPACE.com Astronomers have detected dust grains glomming together around a faraway star, ...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Mohawk Guy's First Kiss?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.01.2012 | Science

I recently joined Bobak Ferdowsi, flight director on the Mars rover Curiosity mission, on G4's "Attack of the Show" to talk space exploration and the ...

WATCH: Life On Earth's Five Billion Years Stuffed Into Two Minutes

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

When the amazing 4.5-billion-year history of life on Earth is compressed into two minutes and 20 seconds, it quickly becomes apparent that humans are ...

Ancient Tree Mystery Had Cosmic Cause, Researchers Say

Posted 11.28.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 11/28/2012 01:14 PM EST on SPACE.com Something big happened in the year A.D. 774. Scientists studying tree rings fo...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Are Humans Getting Less Intelligent?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science

Are we humans really getting dumber and dumber as a species? I recently was asked to join HuffPost Live producer/host Alyona Minkovski in a discussion...

Collider May Have Created Weird New Form Of Matter

Posted 12.03.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/27/2012 03:11 PM EST on LiveScience Collisions between particles inside the Large Had...

WATCH: Stars, Clouds Cartwheel Over Volcanic Island

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

Outdoor photographer/videographer Christoph Malin filmed day and night skies above the volcanic island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands, for more th...

New Look Inside Warrior's Tomb Reveals Mystery Amputation

Posted 11.26.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/21/2012 04:03 PM EST on LiveScience A noble-but-brutal Renaissance warrior who fell ...

Cara Santa Maria

Why Are Puppies Cute?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.26.2012 | Science

Have you ever wondered just why fuzzy little puppies melt even the most hardened of hearts? And why are baby versions of animals so much cuter than th...