Mainland China's authorities fabricate and post several hundred million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country, according to a new paper by U.S. researchers examining one of the most opaque aspects of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) rule.
Scientists said Thursday they have solved a long-standing mystery about what makes some birds red -- a color that, when found in beaks and feathers, shows strong sex appeal.
Establishing a human colony on the moon and traveling to Mars has been the stuff of dreams since the dawn of the space age.
Two industrial designers in London discovered a clean, inexpensive way for people in developing countries to light their homes any time of the day or night. Using the simple force of gravity, the GravityLight is a safe alternative to kerosene for 1.3 billion people around the world without access to electricity.
The possible future of transit zipped along a short track in the desert outside Las Vegas on Wednesday before sliding to a stop in a bed of sand, sending up a tan wave.
The National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) has released a list of smartphones that are compatible with its Public Warning System (PWS, 災防告警細胞廣播訊息系統), after the public took to the internet to complain about failing to receive alert messages for Thursday morning's magnitude-5.8 quake, the Central News Agency reported.1 Comment
Elon Musk's vision of a Hyperloop transport system that carries passengers in pressurized tubes at near-supersonic speeds is on track to hit a milestone on Tuesday.
Google began Monday shining a spotlight on local reporting mixed in with the deluge of stories at its free online news aggregation website.
Earthlings will witness Mercury make a rare passage between our planet and the sun Monday, appearing as a black dot tracking the surface of the star we share with the solar system's smallest planet.
New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky.