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Parasite Host Pulls Out Worm

Parasite Host Pulls Out Worm

David Moye  10.16.2013
Biologist Jonathan D. Allen has become a parasite expert by default -- "default" of a worm that somehow found its way into his cheek. Allen...
ICK! Guess Where Scientist Found New Kind Of Tick

ICK! Guess Where Scientist Found New Kind Of Tick

Lizzie Wade  10. 8.2013
Tony Goldberg had been back from Uganda for only about a day when he felt a distressingly familiar itch in his nose. A veterinary epidemiologist...
Man Spontaneously Combusts -- And Lives To Talk About It

Man Spontaneously Combusts -- And Lives To Talk About It

David Moye  10. 1.2013
Frank Baker faced death while earning two Purple Hearts in Vietnam, but the scariest moment of his life came in June 1995. Baker was in...
Black Holes Have Hair?

Black Holes Have Hair?

Macrina Cooper-White  10. 1.2013
Physicists have been puzzling over black holes for decades now, and while standard theories hold that the mysterious objects are "bald,"...
What's In A Name? A Two-Headed Turtle At Ripley's Odditorium Needs One

What's In A Name? A Two-Headed Turtle At Ripley's Odditorium Needs One

David Moye  09.25.2013
It's going to take a whole lot of brains to figure out the best name for a two-headed turtle. The Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium...
WATCH: Is This Proof Of Alien Life?

WATCH: Is This Proof Of Alien Life?

David Moye   09.24.2013
A two-month rain storm in southern India may be the most compelling evidence yet that extraterrestrial lifeforms have visited Earth. Between...
Pop A Pill To Forget Bad Memories?

Pop A Pill To Forget Bad Memories?

Hunter Stuart  09.20.2013
What if you could forget bad memories simply by popping a pill? We're not there yet, but new findings reported by researchers at MIT suggest...
NASA Will Pay You $18,000 To Stay In Bed For 70 Days

NASA Will Pay You $18,000 To Stay In Bed For 70 Days

09.20.2013
Hey couch potatoes! NASA wants to pay $18,000 for you to lay in bed and do nothing for 70 days. All they want to do is monitor you while...
Scientists Unconvinced By 'Evidence For Alien Life'

Scientists Unconvinced By 'Evidence For Alien Life'

Macrina Cooper-White  09.20.2013
Have scientists found alien life in our atmosphere? Researchers from the University of Sheffield in England think so. They reported that...
Geeky Grad Student Rocks String Theory With Help Of Bohemian Rhapsody

Geeky Grad Student Rocks String Theory With Help Of Bohemian Rhapsody

Sarah Barness  09.20.2013
Concepts in physics are often a bit hard to understand. That's especially true of string theory, which has been called the "Theory of Everything."...
Scientists Discover Best Way To Get Served First At The Bar

Scientists Discover Best Way To Get Served First At The Bar

Sara Gates  09.19.2013
You walk into a crowded bar and squeeze your way to the front to order a drink. All you need to do is get the bartender's attention. But...
Common Parasite Has Bizarre Effect On Rodents' Brains

Common Parasite Has Bizarre Effect On Rodents' Brains

Eliot Barford  09.19.2013
A parasite that infects up to one-third of people around the world may have the ability to permanently alter a specific brain function...
Small Town Claims Paranormal Prophet Of Doom

Small Town Claims Paranormal Prophet Of Doom

David Moye  09.17.2013
For nearly 50 years, residents of Point Pleasant, W. Va., have claimed they've been haunted by a huge bird-like creature called the "Mothman." According...
Chinese Hospital Wants Blood Samples From 100 Virgins

Chinese Hospital Wants Blood Samples From 100 Virgins

David Moye  09.16.2013
It's normal for a vampire to crave the blood of a virgin, but not a respected research hospital. So when the Peking University Cancer...