Saturday, July 26, 2014
As the number of humans on Earth has nearly doubled over the past four decades, the number of bugs, slugs, worms and crustaceans has declined by 45 percent, researchers said Thursday.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton said she wanted to be a princess, her father Jeremiah quickly found her a kingdom.
IBM's Watson supercomputer is putting its real-world smarts to work helping U.S. soldiers transition back to civilian lives.
Elephants possess a sense of smell that is likely the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study by Japanese scientists out Tuesday.
Over 55 million tons of water have flowed into several reservoirs in Southern Taiwan due to Typhoon Matmo's influence over the past few days, the Southern Region Water Resources Office said yesterday.
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.