Birds come in astounding variety—from hummingbirds to emus—and behave in myriad ways: they soar the skies, swim the waters, and forage the forests. But this wasn't always the case, according to research ...
London's international fish trade can be traced back 800 years to the medieval period, according to new research published today in the journal Antiquity.
It's a tough life for first time mums in the animal kingdom: a new study on southern elephant seals from Macquarie Island has revealed the true costs of breeding.
Swimmers wanting to take the plunge this summer in Europe can do so safe in the knowledge that the continent's 22,000 bathing destinations are getting cleaner.
A toothbrush used by one of the American astronauts who flew to the Moon is being auctioned off at a starting bid of $4,000, a Los Angeles auction house said Tuesday.
LG Electronics went big in style on Tuesday with a flagship G3 smartphone aimed at turning heads away from market titans Apple and Samsung.
The cognitive differences between humans and our closest living cousins, the chimpanzees, are staggeringly obvious. Although we share strong superficial physical similarities, we have been able to use our ...
Hemp has turned into a legitimate test crop in Kentucky after a legal battle over imported seeds.
(Phys.org) —Heat from a volcano erupting beneath an immense glacier would have created large lakes of liquid water on Mars in the relatively recent past. And where there's water, there is also the possibility ...
Spotify is requiring people listening to its popular music service on Android devices to install new software as a safeguard against a recent security breach.
US computer chip giant Intel announced Tuesday a partnership with Chinese tech firm Rockchip to produce low-cost Android-based tablet computers.
An Iranian judge has summoned Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer allegations that his company's apps have breached people's privacy, it was reported Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields.
Researchers have announced the first ever method for controlling the growth of metal-crystals from single atoms.