Whenever the "widow" spider is mentioned, people tend to sympathize with the hapless male -- best known for its tendency to end up as a post-coital snack.
People who carry a variant in the so-called obesity gene, FTO, react just as well to diet and exercise as those without it, a research paper said Wednesday.
President Tsai Ing-wen said that the Executive Yuan would consider increasing funding for the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) Taiwan Photon Source (TPS) facilities on Monday.
There is no sense paying a premium for premium gasoline if your car is designed to run on regular, according to research by the automobile club AAA.
In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) said Wednesday that its technology for preventing the explosion of lithium-ion batteries has been adopted by a Taiwanese company that has built a battery exclusively for Sharp's home surveillance robot.
Virtual reality has arrived for real at the Tokyo Game Show, one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the latest in fun and games.
Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study that directly tested and compared these options.
A study presented at a scientific congress Thursday reported a link between long naps and a higher risk of diabetes, though it couldn't say if daytime sleeping was a symptom or a cause.
Vast coral reefs surrounding this island are considered by many experts to be the healthiest and best-protected in the Caribbean, and that makes Bonaire an ideal spot to test whether 3D printing technology can help preserve these vital marine habitats around the world.