Sunday, November 23, 2014
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.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Researchers said Thursday that people likely moved to the Tibetan highlands 3,600 years ago, in an indication of when humans first settled at high altitudes.
Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Friday.
Monday, November 17, 2014
There should be a sign here reading “Please don't step on the sea lions.” That was my first thought as my 11 fellow passengers and I prepared to disembark from a Zodiac raft on the first day of our Galapagos Islands cruise.
One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed bicorne hats is due to go under the hammer on Sunday at an auction near Paris.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Lost for half a century, historic photographs of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara taken by an AFP photographer shortly after his execution have come to light in a small Spanish town.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Taiwanese inventor Teng Hung-chi, who has been dubbed "Taiwan's Thomas Edison," was honored in Osijek, Croatia Sunday (Taipei time) as the world's most outstanding inventor.
Taiwan has won the second-largest haul of medals in the INOVA invention show being held in Croatia, behind only the host country, the World Invention Intellectual Property Associations (WIIPA) announced Sunday.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
DNA recovered from the fossilized leg bone of a man who lived 36,000 years ago suggests early Europeans survived the Ice Age, researchers said Thursday.
Monday, November 3, 2014
At the foot of Persepolis, busloads of foreign tourists gaze in awe at the ancient mud-brick ceremonial capital that Iran hopes will be part of a rebirth of its tourism industry.