Sunday, June 7, 2015
Threatened by disease and deforestation, the world's last isolated tribes in the Amazon are on a collision course with modern society like never before, experts say.
Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Clutching a tiny Bible, Gilda Velasquez leans over her son as he falls asleep with the help of a powerful sedative and a catchy cartoon jingle playing on a hand-held TV.
Now aged in her 90s, Ayesha Bibi doesn't remember her real name, who her father was or much about her hometown in Myanmar.
When 10-year-old Annika Emmert patted Winter the dolphin's smooth back at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Thursday, she thought that was the best part of her morning.
Grand-Bassam's ornate colonial buildings are a striking symbol of France's onetime rule over Ivory Coast, but officials in the former capital say its glory days are yet to come.
Global warming has not stopped or even slowed in the past 18 years, according to a new U.S. government federal study that rebuts doubters who've claimed that that heating trends have paused.
The first inductees into the new World Video Game Hall of Fame include "Pong," the game that introduced millions to electronic play, "Doom," which triggered a debate over the role of games and violence in society, and "Super Mario Bros.," whose mustachioed hero has migrated to everything from fruit snacks to sneakers.
A conference to kick off this week will bring together scientists from Taiwan and Israel in an effort to strengthen bilateral cooperation in life sciences.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Some of Pluto's moons have a rugby ball-like shape and spin around erratically in orbit, according to an updated portrait Wednesday of the distant dwarf planet system.