Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every morning, food samples are laid out on a long table at a pristine laboratory run by a German firm in Singapore — but they're not meant for chefs or gourmets.
Scientists said Sunday they had pinpointed nearly 700 genetic variations that determine human height, more than tripling the haul in research that could aid the fight against stature-related diseases.
A U.N. conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources opened Monday with grim warnings that the depletion of natural habitats and species was outpacing efforts to protect them.
It's Sunday morning on Lake Catalao in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, where the reflection of a fisherman's silhouette glimmers on the water.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Thousands marched in Africa and around the world Saturday to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction., 1 Comment
They're not just for sharing any more: Facebook and Twitter are now looking to play a bigger role in shopping.
Ports 1961, the designer subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Chinese fashion retailer Ports Design Ltd. is poised for “substantial growth” in Europe after completing an Italian makeover, according to chief executive Salem Cibani.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Amid fresh warnings about the depletion of the Earth's treasure trove of species, governments will gather in South Korea next week to try to muster the funds and political will to protect what remains.
Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout next week to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.
Two rare sculptures inspired by goddesses are among the prized pieces to be sold at Sotheby's impressionist and modern art auction in New York.