Friday, December 6, 2013
ologists said Wednesday they had decoded the oldest DNA ever found in the human family, extracted from a 400,000-year-old thigh bone found in a pit in Spain.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The first full study of a snake's genome has revealed the Burmese python to be one of the most evolutionarily advanced creatures on Earth, international researchers said Monday.
Women aren't very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
China launched its first moon rover mission early Monday, the latest step in an ambitious space program seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.
In a ceremony fitting royalty, the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington said on Sunday it was naming a rare, female giant panda cub “Bao Bao,” after a public online vote that drew more than 123,000 submissions.
Lab mice trained to fear a particular smell can transfer the impulse to their unborn sons and grandsons through a mechanism in their sperm, a study said Sunday.
Monday, December 2, 2013
China made final preparations to launch its first lunar rover mission on Sunday, the latest step in an ambitious space program, seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.
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Saturday, November 30, 2013
Comet ISON seems to have perished in a much too-close encounter with the Sun, leaving only a dust trail that will disappear over time, astronomers said on Friday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The discovery of a previously unknown wooden structure at the Buddha's birthplace suggests the sage might have lived in the 6th century BC, two centuries earlier than thought, archeologists said Monday.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun.