Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said Tuesday.
Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome where they believe the variety of tombs found reflects the bustling town's multicultural nature.
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for US$9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
What if the best way to change minds isn't to tell people why they're wrong, but to tell them why they're right? Scientists tried this recently and discovered that agreeing with people can be a surprisingly powerful way to shake up strongly held beliefs.
If you're a chimp, the smarts you have are in large part the smarts you were born with, according to a new study that put 99 chimpanzees through a battery of intelligence tests.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
He has no special interest in science fiction, but the creator of a Swedish sci-fi drama that pits robots against humans has struck a nerve among viewers.