Saturday, May 2, 2015
Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.
The Expo 2015 world's fair is showing surprising potential as a backdrop for some serious diplomacy as it opens Friday for a six-month run.
A once-barren bank of the Ye river in central China now has 12,000 trees irrigated by a small canal, thanks to unlikely but dedicated gardeners: two friends, one blind and one without arms.
Japan is planning to pledge a 26 percent cut in its greenhouse gas emissions from 2013 levels, ahead of a global summit on climate change this year, officials said Friday.
Millions of Japanese seniors could receive iPads under a program to supply the elderly with specially equipped tablets that remind them when to take medicine and advise where to find community support services.
NASA pushed back Thursday against a congressional proposal to slash more than US$300 million in funding from its branch focused on climate issues.
Friday, May 1, 2015
The discovery of a pigeon-sized dinosaur with bat-like wings has exposed bizarre twists in the early evolution of birds, said scientists in China Wednesday whose conclusions were immediately challenged.
Shaped like an Egyptian wonder, the Memphis landmark known as the Pyramid stopped being a regular venue for basketball games and concerts in 2004.
Munich will open a museum on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters Thursday, in a long overdue reckoning with the German city's status as the "home of the movement."