Iceland plans to begin commercial whaling, defying the international moratorium that has been in place for 20 years.
NASA is asking U.S. students in kindergarten through 12th grade to help name the next U.S. International Space Station module.
Australian experts say they are developing a practical measure of work-life balance across cultures for use by Australian industries and governments.
The launch of the European Space Agency's MetOp satellite was postponed Wednesday for the fifth time with 2 minutes, 35 seconds left in the countdown.
British researchers say they have determined the "hysteria" surrounding the use of cellular telephones in many hospitals is not justified.
Forrester Research of Cambridge, Mass., said sales of "emotion detection" technology to corporate call centers has reached $400 million annually.
Australian scientists studying spectacularly preserved fossils of the lobe-finned fish Gogonasus have discovered some unexpectedly advanced features.
A Spanish-led team of geologists has reported discovering a porous material with a new, highly open framework structure.
More than a decade after the first planets beyond our solar system were found, astronomers have discovered about 200 of these "extrasolar planets," as they're called. Using a common-sense definition of potentially habitable ...
NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency have named two astronauts and two cosmonauts to the next International Space Station crew, known as Expedition 15. Astronauts Clayton C. Anderson and Daniel M. Tani will travel to ...