Thursday, June 11, 2015
Researchers in Peru have discovered a trio of statuettes they believe were created by the ancient Caral civilization some 3,800 years ago, the culture ministry said Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Standing under his sacred banyan tree, Albi Nagia sings as he cracks open a coconut with a few deft strikes from his bush machete. He chews the meat inside and spits it out in a shower, to the delight of the gathering chickens.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Barefoot, with sweat pouring down their naked chests, 50 men slave in the depths of the Central African forest digging for diamonds in a sandy pit half the size of a soccer pitch.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Threatened by disease and deforestation, the world's last isolated tribes in the Amazon are on a collision course with modern society like never before, experts say.
Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Grand-Bassam's ornate colonial buildings are a striking symbol of France's onetime rule over Ivory Coast, but officials in the former capital say its glory days are yet to come.
A conference to kick off this week will bring together scientists from Taiwan and Israel in an effort to strengthen bilateral cooperation in life sciences.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Solar Impulse 2 will be stuck in Japan for at least a week, its pilot has said, after sustaining damage to its delicate wing while on the ground.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
A lead coffin housing the remarkably well-preserved body of a 17th century noble woman -- still wearing her shoes and cap -- has been unearthed in the northwestern French city of Rennes.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Skimming across the surface of the vast Pacific, Alain Thebault scans the horizon with his blue Breton eyes. He is feeling good. A record is there to be broken.