It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.1 Comment
A new study says a person's risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals.
Monkeys will be the animal people most want to see if they visit the Taipei Zoo during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, because this year is associated with the monkey, the ninth of the 12 animals in the recurring 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle.
New Taipei City and Hsinchu City were listed Wednesday among the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2016 by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).
Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake.
Following the rapid spread of Zika virus, Bhutan's health ministry has beefed up surveillance across the country.
If leopard sightings in the bustling metropolis that is Kathmandu were once a rare event that sparked an elaborate media fanfare, the novelty is fading rather quickly. It's no longer surprising to discover a wild cat prowling through the streets and alleys, and hiding in bathrooms and bedrooms in Nepal's capital.
A number of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:
The solar system may have a ninth planet after all.
Scientists have found grisly evidence of a massacre in Kenya about 10,000 years ago, providing rare evidence of violence between groups in ancient hunter-gatherer societies.