A ruined copper mine in Jordan is shedding new light on the biblical civilization known as Edom, The New York Times reports.
Canadian scientists will soon visit Ellesmere Island in Canada's High Arctic, where unusual sulfur springs may point to how life evolves on other planets.
A British philosopher at the London School of Economics is drawing criticism from abortion opponents by opposing the "rhythm method," a report says.
British scientists have reportedly found a fossilized spider preserved in amber that suggests spiders have existed much longer than thought.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into alleged patent infringement by the makers of the popular iPod.
From online "reality TV" to sporting blogs to fantasy soccer games, the Internet is emerging as the new way that FIFA World Cup 2006 fans are keeping in touch with the doings on -- and off -- the field this soccer season, ...
Officials in Illinois are reportedly uncertain what to do with the remains of 33 American Indians unearthed before such collections became illegal.
A federal judge in San Francisco says she finds it troubling that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory plans to build a biodefense lab in the Bay Area.
U.S. scientists have used reverse genetics to develop an influenza virus with two key proteins on its surface derived from the H5N1 avian virus strain.
University of Edinburgh scientists have discovered that the “ever-young” gene Nanog can cause adult cells to switch back to an embryonic state. The finding, to be published in the prestigious journal Nature, is the first ...