Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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.
Monday, November 25, 2013
To most people, Lake Superior is a vast body of water that is beautiful to look at and, for the hardy, fun to splash in near the rocky shoreline. But for University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate Jerry Eliason of Cloquet, Minnesota, Kraig Smith of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, and Ken Merryman of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the lake is a mystery just waiting to be solved.
Watching sports can make you fitter, according to research Sunday that said viewing other people exercise increases heart rate and other physiological measures as if you were working out yourself.
A 120-year-old wax-covered cylinder containing the earliest known recording of a black vocal group in the U.S. was sold at auction Saturday.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
An Asian buyer purchased a rare Leica camera, one of only four of its kind in the world, for US$620,000 at a Hong Kong auction, auctioneers said Saturday.