Sunday, February 15, 2015
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy US$200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.
A scientist who tracks a group of endangered killer whales that frequents Puget Sound says he's spotted a second baby born to the pod in the past two months.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Shoddy waste management and littering across the globe likely added eight million metric tons (17.6 billion pounds) of plastic to the ocean in 2010, posing significant dangers to marine life, scientists said Thursday.
Long-lasting mega-droughts could occur with increasing frequency in the western United States later this century if no action is taken to rein in climate change by curbing fossil fuel use, researchers said Thursday.
Faces, bodies, status and humor are all important in Internet dating, but the biggest success factor of all could be your name.
Social media is turning Saudis into “electronic potatoes” and contributing to unhealthy lifestyles that leave one in four at risk of suffering a heart attack over the next decade, experts said Friday.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Gene sequencing of Galapagos Island finches first studied by Charles Darwin have found the birds have a traceable evolutionary history going back two million years, scientists said on Wednesday.
A winter of strange weather and turbulent transatlantic flights has scientists asking: Has a predicted climate imbalance of the jet stream begun?
Kill switches that render stolen smartphones useless were credited on Wednesday with stifling robberies and thefts in London, New York City, and San Francisco.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is among the winners of this year's Dan David Prize for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.