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Live Science is a science news website run by Future via Purch, which it purchased from Imaginova in 2009.[1] Stories and editorial commentary are typically syndicated to major news outlets, such as Yahoo!, MSNBC, AOL, and Fox News.

Live Science
Type of site
news website
Available inEnglish
OwnerPurch (Future)
Launched2004; 15 years ago (2004)

Live Science was originally launched in 2004, but was subsequently shut down and re-launched in 2007. Live Science covers scientific breakthroughs, research ventures and odd facts from around the world in an online newsmagazine format.[2] On its Web site in 2018, the categories for stories are "News - Tech - Health - Planet Earth - Strange News - Animals - History - Culture - Space".

Purch consumer brands (including Live Science) were acquired by Future in 2018.[3][4]


  1. ^ " & Related Sites Acquired by TopTenReviews". GigaOm. Knowingly, Inc. October 26, 2014. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Szadkowsk, Joseph (16 June 2005). "Newsy Live Science quenches curiosity". The Washington Times. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  3. ^ Dool, Greg (19 July 2018). "UK-Based Future Acquires Purch for $132.5 Million". Folio:. Access Intelligence, LLC. Retrieved 18 December 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. ^ "Live Science". Future plc. Retrieved 18 December 2018.

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