Saturday, July 26, 2014
Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to “knock modern civilization back to the 18th century,” NASA said.
As the number of humans on Earth has nearly doubled over the past four decades, the number of bugs, slugs, worms and crustaceans has declined by 45 percent, researchers said Thursday.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
IBM's Watson supercomputer is putting its real-world smarts to work helping U.S. soldiers transition back to civilian lives.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said Tuesday.
Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome where they believe the variety of tombs found reflects the bustling town's multicultural nature.
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for US$9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.