Vera Rubin, a pioneering astronomer who helped find powerful evidence of dark matter, has died, her son said Monday.
Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) inaugurated Sunday the base for the implementation of the government's ambitious "Asian Silicon Valley" plan, which is designed to improve Taiwan's overall economic structure.
The world's oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up.
Taiwan nationals can now assess the risk of earthquakes and landslides in their areas using the Central Geological Survey (CGS) website.
Mark Zuckerberg's artificial intelligence-imbued software "butler" -- named Jarvis -- is now in service, and even plays with his family, the Facebook chief said Monday.
Some look at an abandoned, centuries-old iron mine in New York's Adirondacks and see a relic.
Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week.
Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network. It will focus on the "worst of the worst" offenders and partner with outside fact-checkers and news organizations to sort honest news reports from made-up stories that play to people's passions and preconceived notions.
The Pope has endorsed Donald Trump for president.
Yahoo said Wednesday personal data from over a billion users was stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 -- twice as big as another breach disclosed just three months ago.