Relics of Taipei's first settlement found

The ruins of Taiwan's earliest settlement in Taipei, dating around 2,500 years before Christ, have been found in a vacant lot, an archaeologist said.

Mastodon tooth find thrills Mich. family

The way a Michigan man found three mastodon teeth may not be as adventurous as an Indiana Jones movie, but the discovery was just as exciting.

Anchovy fishing may harm penguins

Over-fishing by humans could cause a famine among penguins on the Patagonian coast of Argentina, U.S. researchers said.

NIH awards $11.5M for science education

Eleven projects exploring different aspects of science will share nearly $11.5 million from the U.S. National Institutions of Health.

Rocky Finding -- Evidence of Extrasolar Asteroid Belt

Providing the best evidence yet for an asteroid belt beyond the solar system, new measurements pinpoint the location of such a disk of warm dust surrounding the star Zeta Leporis. As the January 6, 2007 issue of Science News ...

Researchers Use Wikipedia To Make Computers Smarter

Using Wikipedia, Technion researchers have developed a way to give computers knowledge of the world to help them “think smarter,” making common sense and broad-based connections between topics just as the human mind does. ...