Sunday, January 19, 2014
Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators.
A thief who tried to steal an ancient urn containing the ashes of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, from a London crematorium dropped it while trying to climb over a gate, police said Friday.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
The Google lab known for working on unusual projects like self-driving cars is crafting a contact lens that could help diabetics manage blood sugar levels.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Ibises flying in a V formation synchronize the flapping of their wings with a degree of precision previously thought impossible, astounded researchers said Wednesday.
The “obesity paradox” — the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes — seems to be a myth, researchers report. A major study finds there is no survival advantage to being large, and a disadvantage to being very large.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Inspired by nature and by the aviation pioneers of the early 20th century, scientists in the United States said Wednesday they had built the world's first jellyfish aircraft.
Four major domestic insurance companies reaped in NT$57.6 billion in profit in 2013, which was an 84-percent growth year-on-year.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional a “Net Neutrality” rule that bars broadband Internet providers from blocking or playing favorites for online services.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The six space station astronauts finally got their Christmas presents Sunday with the arrival of a privately launched supply ship that took an extra month to soar.
A jolt of caffeine can boost memory, according to a study published Sunday that provides a scientific motive for students slurping coffee, tea or energy drinks when cramming for exams.