Friday, October 24, 2014
A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said.
A research team at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan unveiled Thursday a pocket-sized blood test card that can identify blood type and finish cross-matching in just minutes.
Scientists said Wednesday they had unraveled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonization of the planet.
A bus-sized dinosaur portrayed as a killer based on fearsome claws unearthed 49 years ago, was really a toothless, gentle plodder, paleontologists reported Wednesday after new fossil evidence.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Two sunken ships from World War II — a German U-boat and an American merchant vessel — have been found deep in the ocean off the coast of North Carolina, officials said Tuesday.
An Italian lab has cooled a cubic meter of copper to within a tiny fraction of “absolute zero”, setting a world record, the National Nuclear Physics Institute said Tuesday.
Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.