Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Among the more peculiar organisms that inhabit our Earth exists a bacterium that turns water-soluble gold into microscopic nuggets of solid gold, scientists said Sunday.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Iran's announcement that it had successfully sent a monkey into space stirred questions on the Internet on Saturday, with people pointing to differences between official images of the primate before takeoff and after landing.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Tea, tutus and an overdose of pink are prominent on the menu at a just-opened Taipei cafe dedicated to all things Barbie.
National Tsing Hua University graduate student Lo Yu took two months to finish a 3,000-kilometer bike trip in Sweden to document stories of overseas Chinese.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Think of cats as cute purring bundles of fur? Think again. A new study says free-roaming kitties are serious killers.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Iran on Monday sent a capsule containing a live monkey into space and later retrieved the “shipment” intact, the Tehran-based Arab-language Al-Alam channel said, quoting an official statement.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Obese people face a much higher risk — of up to 80 percent — of dying in a car collision compared with people of normal weight, researchers reported Monday in a specialist journal.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Richard Rosendale is a man on a mission — to capture one of international cooking's most coveted prizes, the Bocuse d'Or. And he's going about it with military precision.
Taobao.com, China's largest online marketplace, is never short of bizarre offers.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Talk about whisky on ice: Three bottles of rare, 19th century Scotch found beneath the floor boards of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackelton's abandoned expedition base were returned to the polar continent Saturday after a distiller flew them to Scotland to recreate the long-lost recipe.