Thursday, November 27, 2014
Australian scientists Wednesday said they have developed a “breakthrough treatment” to help soldiers severely wounded in battle, with the U.S. to fund further research.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The painted upright piano that adorned Rick's Cafe in the classic movie “Casablanca” fetched US$3.4 million at auction Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.
Bee populations have declined in recent decades mainly due to a loss of biodiversity causing the disappearance of their favorite pollinating plants, according to a study published Monday.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said.
It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.
Monday, November 24, 2014
After sprinting for more than an hour up the Puget Sound, a group of migrant killer whales suddenly slowed and began circling so close to our boat that we could hear bursts of air as they exhaled through their blowholes.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
Europe's first-ever “space plane” will be launched on Feb. 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
Long-derided saturated fats — associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease — caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.