Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Syrian children sat in guarded silence as the clowns tumbled out in a blur of colorful polka dots and suspenders, then burst into laughter as one of the performers kicked her glittery high heels into the air to the toots of a blue trombone.
Scientists who made headlines in March with their research on the early universe are now acknowledging that they may have been mistaken.
A pair of spacewalking astronauts managed to install a new antenna Thursday outside the International Space Station, despite some equipment trouble.
Forensic sleuths said Thursday they had found the oldest known egg of the bilharzia parasite, revealing how human advancement enabled a tiny freshwater worm to become a curse for millions.
U.S. space agency NASA is zeroing in on the asteroids it wants to capture, haul near the moon and have astronauts visit.
The vicious fight for survival and power among disparate kingdoms and clans may have led some ancient people to evolve facial traits more quickly than others, a study said Thursday.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Parents of a child who is diagnosed with autism appear to be about one-third less likely than other parents to have children in the future, a new study out Wednesday found.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Antarctic scientists warned Wednesday that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better protection.
The United States joined forces with other nations Tuesday to declare a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take “historic” steps to combat illegal fishing.