Saturday, March 8, 2014
Astronomers said Thursday they have witnessed the distant break-up of an asteroid, a rare event that was not caused by a violent space collision or a close encounter with the Sun.
Fans of Elmore Leonard were among those Thursday who browsed books, furnishings and other contents during an estate sale at the late author's suburban Detroit home.
Malaria is on the march to higher elevations as temperatures warm due to climate change, a trend that could increase the number of people sickened by the disease, researchers said Thursday.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Time is running out for Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless immediate action is taken, marine scientists said Thursday.
A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago — the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
A dealer handling a US$10 million treasure trove found by a U.S. couple dismissed Tuesday a report that the horde may have been stolen and therefore would have to be given back.
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
Out at sea, gentle waves provide power for thousands of homes. In cities, dancefloor moves generate electricity for nightclubs. In the countryside, hikers use leg power to recharge their phones.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.