Saturday, January 17, 2015
A 16th century document considered one of the most important primary sources on the Aztecs of pre-Columbian Mexico went digital Thursday with a new app that aims to spur research and discussion.
Japanese scientists say they are on their way to being able to create custom-made skin, bone and joints using a 3D printer.
Discovery Communications executives thought of Facebook when considering what the new Discovery Life network would be about. Specifically, all of the Facebook friends who write about their fabulous jobs, fabulous families and fabulous vacations.
A new species of legless amphibian resembling a giant earthworm or a snake has been discovered in a remote but threatened area of Cambodian rainforest, conservationists said on Friday.
A homeless cat in Russia has won praise for caring and keeping warm a baby boy abandoned in a chilly entrance-way.
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month, spewing out huge volumes of rock and dense ash that has killed nearby vegetation, officials said Friday.
A British-built space probe that disappeared without trace more than a decade ago has been spotted on the surface of Mars, the UK Space Agency said on Friday.
Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay US$415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.