Drawn by nearby universities, General Electric is opening a high-tech office in Rhode Island that could employ hundreds of people in the coming years.
When you're trying to fathom a mangled relic of very old hi-tech, it helps to have the manufacturer's instructions.
Half-sized humans who lived 700,000 years ago were almost certainly the ancestors of enigmatic "hobbits" whose fossils were found on the same Indonesian isle in 2013, scientists stunned by their own discovery reported Wednesday.
A critically endangered Sumatran elephant has given birth to her third calf in Indonesia, an official said Thursday.
A strong undersea earthquake hit western Indonesia early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
More than 50 percent of today's population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise to 70 percent by 2050. Growing urbanization increases the overall temperature ...
As the summer heats up, so do cities. That's true not just for hot places like Los Angeles and Phoenix, but also for cooler capitals like Ottawa and Reykjavik.
Researchers have helped solve one of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world: why the inhabitants of Madagascar speak Malagasy, a language otherwise unique to Southeast Asia and the Pacific - a region located at least ...
New research led by the University of Stirling has found a global pattern of sustained species extinctions on islands within hydroelectric reservoirs.