Wednesday, December 17, 2014
People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new U.S. study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier, worsening global warming.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a “dislike” button doesn't make the cut.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The patient opens his yellow eyes wide but makes no sound as acupuncturist Edurne Cornejo pricks four fine needles into his legs.
Drones are about to have a big impact on our lives, even if they will not be delivering our orders from Amazon any time soon, say experts.
Friday, December 12, 2014
A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans. That's enough to fill more than 38,500 garbage trucks.
When a new episode of ABC Family's “Pretty Little Liars” airs, its show-runner, I. Marlene King, makes a point to go on Twitter to see what the fans have to say.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life on Earth. Researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup with the laser to simulate the energy of a speeding asteroid smashing into the planet.
A mountain on Mars may have built up over time from lake sediments, according to NASA scientists who have been studying observations from the Curiosity rover scouring the Red Planet.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Ministers and the U.N. chief fly into Lima this week to bolster negotiators in a final push for consensus on key elements of a world pact to curb potentially disastrous global warming.
More than a year after federal regulators issued new privacy rules for kids' mobile apps, online stores are flooded with cute and silly software programs that quietly collect vast amounts of data on the youngest consumers.