Saturday, January 16, 2016
Rare footage of an elephant herd roaming through Cambodia's biggest forest sanctuary signals the success of a 14-year conservation program and raises hopes for the endangered species' survival, an environment group said Friday.
Happiness is a state of mind, the gurus say.
The brightest exploding star ever detected has bewildered scientists with its incredible power, shining 570 billion times brighter than the sun and twice as potent as any known supernova, scientists said Thursday.
China will launch a mission to land on the dark side of the moon in two years' time, media reported, in what will be a first for humanity.
The remains of a mammoth that was hunted down about 45,000 years ago have revealed the earliest known evidence of humans in the Arctic.
NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle.
E-cigarettes, touted as an aide for giving up tobacco, in fact lowers the odds of quitting success, claimed research Thursday that was immediately criticized as flawed.
A study by the University of Maryland touting the benefits of a small company's chocolate milk is raising concerns about the potential conflicts-of-interest that can arise when food makers collaborate with schools on such efforts.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Car registration number plate BMW-8888 was auctioned online for a winning bid of NT$890,000 (US$26,572), failing to hit its expected NT$1 million mark, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday.
Human-driven climate change may have put the next ice age off by about 50,000 years, said scientists Thursday, highlighting our species' ever-more dominant influence on Earth's natural cycles.