Sunday, June 9, 2013
Scientists on Friday called NASA's Opportunity rover gimpy and arthritic, but hailed its new discoveries about early water on Mars made almost 10 years after it was launched toward the Red Planet.
After years of communist-era shortages, then a craze for Western fast food, Polish cuisine is undergoing a revival thanks to quality local ingredients and a modern twist on traditional fare.
Russia's Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to go to space, said on Friday she was ready to score another coup and fly to Mars, even if it would be just a one-way trip.
Procedural protests by Russia held up part of the U.N. climate talks on Friday for the fifth successive day, according to frustrated delegates at the labyrinthine negotiations in Bonn.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
The first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest says she wants her achievement to stand as an inspiration to all the women of her troubled country that they can achieve their dreams.
A “dust trap” surrounding a young star could help explain how planets are formed, astronomers with Chile's ALMA space observatory said on Thursday.
Paleontologists on Wednesday said they had found the fossilized remains of a tiny tree-dwelling creature that lived around 55 million years ago, making it the oldest primate ever found.
Human Rights Watch urged Singapore on Friday to drop new licensing rules for news websites, saying the “onerous” regulations would limit access to independent media.
An experimental therapy has shown promise in treating multiple sclerosis without weakening the immune system and could help target other autoimmune and allergic diseases, researchers said Wednesday.