Thursday, September 18, 2014
Scientists said on Tuesday they had identified a gene that appears to play an important part in babies' language development.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia Tuesday after undergoing “high risk” brain surgery in an operation the vet described as “fiddly.”
The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel said Tuesday ahead of a U.N. summit.
The U.S. space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study released Monday said as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
The wild Chinese sturgeon is at risk of extinction, state media reported, after none of the rare fish were detected reproducing naturally in the polluted and crowded Yangtze river last year.
Environmentalists criticized a new Australian government plan released Monday to protect the Great Barrier Reef in the face of U.N. concerns, saying it will not do enough to halt the marine park's decline.
Scientists said Sunday they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections.
Monday, September 15, 2014
With her blotted red lipstick, perky coiffed curls and fitted 1940s skirt suit, Constanze Pelzer looks like she's stepped off a World War II film set.
Vincent van Gogh's “Sunflowers” are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's “The Scream” is turning a dull ivory.