Monday, June 30, 2014
Three times, Victor Mooney tried to row across the Atlantic. Three times he failed. One boat sank. Another lost its freshwater system. A third sprang a leak and left him drifting on a life raft for two weeks. As he planned for a fourth attempt, his wife made it clear it would be the last.
The 12,600-year-old remains of an infant boy were reburied Saturday in a Native American ceremony in the U.S. after scientists recovered DNA from the child discovered in Montana in 1968.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
An Arizona company said Tuesday it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 32 kilometers above the earth.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Forensic sleuths said Thursday they had found the oldest known egg of the bilharzia parasite, revealing how human advancement enabled a tiny freshwater worm to become a curse for millions.
The vicious fight for survival and power among disparate kingdoms and clans may have led some ancient people to evolve facial traits more quickly than others, a study said Thursday.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Pastafarianism, a movement set up partly to ridicule organized religion, has failed to win official recognition from Austria's religious authority.
Scientists and paleontologists in New Mexico are excavating a prehistoric elephant skull that an expert says is one of the most intact ever found.
Spain has proudly put on show tens of thousands of silver coins from a 19th-century shipwreck that it won back in court from U.S. treasure hunters.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Two pairs of 3,300-year-old trousers found in China's far western Xinjiang region may be the world's oldest, state-media reported Friday.