Wednesday, October 15, 2014
People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Fueled by beer and the enthusiasm of amateurs, a British team on Friday said it was preparing to launch the world's first ever 3D printed rocket.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Two spacewalking astronauts moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage Tuesday, NASA's first routine maintenance outside the International Space Station in more than a year.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
An Anglo-American scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the brain's navigation system — the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.
Every morning, food samples are laid out on a long table at a pristine laboratory run by a German firm in Singapore — but they're not meant for chefs or gourmets.
Scientists said Sunday they had pinpointed nearly 700 genetic variations that determine human height, more than tripling the haul in research that could aid the fight against stature-related diseases.
Monday, October 6, 2014
They're not just for sharing any more: Facebook and Twitter are now looking to play a bigger role in shopping.
Friday, October 3, 2014