Saturday, September 27, 2014
Innovative Stone Age tools may have been developed by people in Eurasia and — contrary to widely held views — not just invented in Africa, a study published Thursday found.
Friday, September 26, 2014
A team of cheerleading robots made their dancing debut in Tokyo on Thursday as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrated its cutting-edge sensor technology.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A solar-powered family car completed its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fueled by good vibes and pure California sunshine.
Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme joined a raft of international food companies pledging Tuesday at a U.N. Summit to stop using palm oil, considered a major contributor to deforestation.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tens of thousands of people marched in New York and across the globe on Sunday, joined by celebrities and political leaders to demand urgent action to stem climate change.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming to 20C (3.60F), an international team of scientists warned Sunday.
U.S. space agency NASA's MAVEN spacecraft began orbiting Mars on Sunday, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from warm and wet to cold and dry.
Monday, September 22, 2014
A global fund created to spearhead climate change financing faces a key test at a U.N. summit this week when it looks to the leaders of the industrialized world to stump up billions of dollars to fill its underflowing coffers.
A NASA spacecraft that aims to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and reveal how its climate changed over time is poised to begin orbiting the Red Planet on Sunday.