Sunday, November 24, 2013
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Native Americans have closer genetic ties to people in Eurasia, the Middle East and Europe than previously believed, according to new research on a 24,000-year-old human bone.
Friday, November 22, 2013
U.S. customs agents said Wednesday they have seized a horde of “priceless” ancient Korean artifacts, brought to California by a U.S. serviceman deployed in the Korean War six decades ago.
A meteorite found in the Sahara last year by Bedouin tribesmen is a rock from Mars, revealing that the Red Planet's crust formed 4.4 billion years ago, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
NASA's newest robotic explorer, MAVEN, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet's radical climate change.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
NASA is preparing to launch its latest orbiter to Mars Monday on the hunt for clues about why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Unassuming and affable, election candidate Astan Coulibaly would be unremarkable on the campaign trail in Mali, except that as a Chinese national she has been hailed as an embodiment of racial harmony in the fractured west African nation.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
If your dog could talk, he might have a European accent.
For many tourists, the experience of seeing Uluru for the first time in the middle of the Australian desert heartland brings a feeling that is difficult to suppress — an urge to clamber up the daunting formation once known as Ayers Rock.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The “Pink Star,” a flawless pink diamond the size of a plum, sold for 76.3 million Swiss francs (US$83.02 million) in Geneva on Wednesday, a world record price for a gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said.