Saturday, November 29, 2014
A plan to open what would be the only museum in the U.S. centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states.
A limestone statuette of a shapely woman some 23,000 years old has been discovered in northern France in what archaeologists Thursday described as an “exceptional” find.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block.
Australian scientists Wednesday said they have developed a “breakthrough treatment” to help soldiers severely wounded in battle, with the U.S. to fund further research.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Long-derided saturated fats — associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease — caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Researchers said Thursday that people likely moved to the Tibetan highlands 3,600 years ago, in an indication of when humans first settled at high altitudes.
Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Friday.
Monday, November 17, 2014
There should be a sign here reading “Please don't step on the sea lions.” That was my first thought as my 11 fellow passengers and I prepared to disembark from a Zodiac raft on the first day of our Galapagos Islands cruise.
One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed bicorne hats is due to go under the hammer on Sunday at an auction near Paris.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Lost for half a century, historic photographs of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara taken by an AFP photographer shortly after his execution have come to light in a small Spanish town.