Astronomers in Chile said Wednesday they had caught the first-ever glimpse of a "supermassive" black hole preparing to gorge itself on gas clouds about a billion light years from Earth.
Four new elements have been added to the periodic table after discoveries by Japanese, Russian and U.S. scientists, an international authority said, with the new substances including Asia's first entry on the chart.
Taiwan and the European Union held a seminar to discuss the development of fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technology, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
A team from Taiwan was announced by the U.S. Department of State Wednesday as the winner of this year's Fishackathon, a science and technology contest that seek to address sustainable fishery challenges.
The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong, according to a study published Wednesday.
Poland's Environment Ministry says that global forestry experts are checking the condition of the ancient Bialowieza Forest where the ministry has begun extensive logging to stop the spread of a harmful beetle.
In a surprise appearance, Beyonce strode onstage in sparkling pinstripes Monday evening to speak emotionally about both family and fashion at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards ceremony.
A decommissioned Soviet-era tank crashed the party this weekend when it slammed into a disco in Poland during a promotional bid gone awry, the club owner said Monday.
An emergency call center in South Korea released a list Tuesday of the most ridiculous requests for help it has received, including one that concerned a particularly large cockroach.
When two men decided to rob a McDonald's in eastern France they hadn't expected to come face to face with a table of hungry soldiers from an elite military force.