Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monarch butterflies are dying off fast, with 90 percent gone in the last 20 years, and they urgently need endangered species protection, a coalition of environmental and health groups said Tuesday.
Thousands of people on Tuesday came together in Ankara to form the world's largest portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish republic who remains its number one national hero.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Mice that were raised in a sterile environment or given antibiotics early in life lacked a common gut bacteria that appears to prevent food allergies, U.S. researchers said Monday.
A three-million-year-old child's skull uncovered in South Africa has no signs of the kind of soft spot that would be seen in human children with larger brains, a study said Monday.
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) plans to release a variant of its first smartband, designed specially for Asian markets, according to an anonymous source familiar with the matter.
Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday, in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Taiwan Star Cellular Co. yesterday launched the company's 4G mobile broadband network while unveiling competitively priced subscription contract terms in vying for the crowded local telecoms market.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Cut-rate Kias once sang solely in the key of cheap.
Shoppers risk paying more for their olive oil this year as a drought in Spain and a blight in Italy wither trees in the two top producers, driving up prices.