Sunday, August 10, 2014
U.S. space agency NASA engineers said Friday that a test of a vehicle they hope to one day use on Mars achieved most of its objectives, despite a parachute that virtually disintegrated the moment it deployed.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Neanderthals may have caught, butchered and cooked wild pigeons long before modern humans became regular consumers of bird meat, a study revealed on Thursday.
Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?
Widespread use of sleeping pills by slumber-deprived astronauts could hamper vigilance in the high-risk environment of space, a study warned on Friday.
For a French cognac expert, Alexandre Gabriel has some interesting things to say about gin.
Broadway musicals aren't often set in funeral homes, but one is about to — “Fun Home.”
It starts out laying flat, like a sheet of paper. Then it springs up, almost lifelike, and folds into moveable parts much like origami art. And then it crawls away.
A zoo in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea has welcomed its latest arrival — a “zebroid,” or “zonkey,” which was born after a lonesome zebra got intimate with a donkey.
Japan's defense ministry on Friday said it was developing a fuel-cell powered “unmanned underwater vehicle” but disputed a report that it was working with Washington on a submarine using the environmentally friendly technology.
Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.