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When a man arrived at the emergency room, it looked to doctors like he was having a heart attack. But that was a false alarm: The man had actually swallowed a battery that messed with his electrocardiogram (EKG).
A third major coronavirus vaccine candidate has revealed promising results in late-stage trials.
Starting about 400 years ago, Indigenous people in California had hallucinogenic ceremonies in a cave by Santa Barbara.
A new documentary from NOVA shows the delicate and difficult work of restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral after the April 2019 fire that destroyed its roof.
Two victims were fleeing a suburban villa when hot ash swept in and buried them.
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Cannibalism is rarely observed among primates, but it's not unheard of.
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It's a mystery why a swordfish stabbed a thresher shark to death, but it's possible they were competing for food.
New analysis of jaws from a shark that lived 370 million years ago revealed a horrific twist (literally) to the predator's toothy grin.
Scientists recently calculated the power of so-called superbolts — brighter-than-average lightning strikes.
It’s difficult to put into words how hard COVID-19 is hitting rural America’s hospitals.
Most conspiracy theories surrounding President John F. Kennedy’s assassination have been disproven.
It sounds like science fiction.
Can we harness natural and human-made carbon traps to help us slow climate change?
A bright green meteor streaked across the southern coast of Tasmania, Australia, and researchers caught the fireball on camera as it broke up over the ocean.
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Doctors observed a "tubular ... structure that moved with a curling motion" inside his stomach.
Body size and diet might impact how much sleep mammals need.