Saturday, May 17, 2014
Thousands of years ago, a teenage girl toppled into a deep hole in a Mexican cave and died. Now, her skeleton and her DNA are helping scientists study the origins of the first Americans.
Corn farmers in the verdant plains of southwestern France have responded to dwindling water resources by adopting drip irrigation — a money-saving technique invented in the 1960s in Israel.
Friday, May 16, 2014
The U.S. marine archaeological researcher who believes he has found the famous flagship of Christopher Columbus said Wednesday that salvaging it was now urgent to prevent looting.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Ever wondered why cultures can be so different, with Westerners more focused on the individual than people in the East?
Saturday, May 3, 2014
The forked tailed drongo bird of Africa — quite the trickster — imitates multiple species' warning calls to scare off other animals and steal their food, a study published Thursday revealed.
Friday, May 2, 2014
Scientists have for the first time measured the rotation of a planet in another solar system — a juvenile, gassy giant spinning at a breakneck 90,000 kilometers per hour, they reported on Wednesday.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
U.S. geologists said Thursday they have uncovered a preglacial tundra landscape preserved for 2.7 million years far below the Greenland ice sheet.