The director of Russia's Federal Space Agency wished the crew of the International Space station a happy New Year.
Thinning kelp beds off Southern California are expected to flourish again after completion of one of the country's biggest artificial kelp reefs.
Scientists say humankind will be a predominately urban species in 25 years, with roughly 60 percent living in towns or cities, a report out of Britain says.
With the number of centenarians growing, scientists have been researching the secrets of living to age 100 and beyond, the Baltimore Sun says.
A magnetic resonance imaging machine at the University of Illinois at Chicago tracks neurons in a way that reveals how real-time thoughts form, a report says.
U.S. researchers say they have developed cattle that may be biologically incapable of getting mad cow disease, the Washington Post reported.