Saturday, July 18, 2015
With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada is about to start a hitchhiking journey across the U.S.
In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, U.S. scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
A piece of space junk forced the three space station astronauts to seek emergency shelter Thursday.
A super-dense white dwarf star about 730 light years from Earth has been caught in the act of "cannibalizing" its companion, astronomers said Friday.
A study of an Alaska polar bear population in summer concludes the bear's biology will not help stave off starvation in the face of global warming.
A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland's Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish -- although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.
Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts said Wednesday.
Depicted by movie-makers as mean, green, man-eating lizards covered in scales, velociraptors probably looked more like large, toothy turkeys, a study said Thursday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
From the receptionist that does the check-in and check-out to the porter that's an automated trolley taking luggage up to the room, this hotel in southwestern Japan, aptly called Weird Hotel, is "manned" almost totally by robots to save labor costs.
Hong Kong's booming ivory market is helping push elephants towards extinction, conservationists said Thursday, reporting more ivory items on sale there than in any other city.