Wednesday, September 24, 2014
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tens of thousands of people marched in New York and across the globe on Sunday, joined by celebrities and political leaders to demand urgent action to stem climate change.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming to 20C (3.60F), an international team of scientists warned Sunday.
U.S. space agency NASA's MAVEN spacecraft began orbiting Mars on Sunday, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from warm and wet to cold and dry.
Monday, September 22, 2014
A global fund created to spearhead climate change financing faces a key test at a U.N. summit this week when it looks to the leaders of the industrialized world to stump up billions of dollars to fill its underflowing coffers.
A NASA spacecraft that aims to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and reveal how its climate changed over time is poised to begin orbiting the Red Planet on Sunday.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its U.S. plant in Tennessee.
The 3D printing boom is about to invade space.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Pronouncing foreign leaders' names is a headache for newsreaders the world over but on Friday it proved the downfall of one Indian newscaster, who mistook the visiting Chinese president's name for the Roman numeral XI, calling him “Eleven Jinping” on air.