Saturday, January 16, 2016
The remains of a mammoth that was hunted down about 45,000 years ago have revealed the earliest known evidence of humans in the Arctic.
NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle.
E-cigarettes, touted as an aide for giving up tobacco, in fact lowers the odds of quitting success, claimed research Thursday that was immediately criticized as flawed.
A study by the University of Maryland touting the benefits of a small company's chocolate milk is raising concerns about the potential conflicts-of-interest that can arise when food makers collaborate with schools on such efforts.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Car registration number plate BMW-8888 was auctioned online for a winning bid of NT$890,000 (US$26,572), failing to hit its expected NT$1 million mark, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday.
Human-driven climate change may have put the next ice age off by about 50,000 years, said scientists Thursday, highlighting our species' ever-more dominant influence on Earth's natural cycles.
David Bowie's mourners have left flowers, candles and glitter around the world, but fans want one tribute to be made permanent -- a street renamed for the late rocker in Austin.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Rumors are rippling through the science world that physicists may have detected gravitational waves, a key element of Einstein's theory which if confirmed would be one of the biggest discoveries of our time.
Scientists will send a few final prods to robot lab Philae, incommunicado on the surface of a comet hurtling through space, but hopes for a reply are running out, they said Tuesday.
Futuristic self-driving cars traveling along California roads have needed plenty of old-fashioned human intervention to stay safe.