Scientists in Germany have flipped the switch on a 60 million euro (US$66 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.
A group of young orphaned sea lions are let out of pet carriers before release into their natural habitat, in the coastal waters of the Palomino Islands, Peru, Friday, Oct. 14.
Bear hugs are nothing. Jim Kowalczik hugs bears.
The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays.
Maia grunts and nervously moves her huge body back and forth while being released from a transport container to a new home. Here, there are no gawking crowds for the Asian elephant that has spent her life in captivity. There are no blows from bull hooks, no one demanding tricks like people did when she was in the circus.
Thirteen years after its first, failed attempt to place a rover on Mars, Europe reaches a crucial stage Sunday in a fresh quest to scour the Red Planet for signs of life, this time with Russia.
The motorcycle of the future is so safe riders can cruise sans helmet -- all of the thrills with none of the danger -- according to BMW.
A new study questions the value of mammograms for breast cancer screening. It concludes that a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a small tumor that is not destined to grow than she is to have a true problem spotted early.
A California condor chick has hatched in the wild, survived and flown out of its nest at Pinnacles National Park for the first time since the 1890s, officials said Wednesday.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame urged world leaders to rid the world of potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air-conditioners, as he opened a high-level meeting in Kigali Thursday.