The relationship between animal companions and humans changed during the period of westward expansion in America, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Diana Ahmad. Ahmad's new book, "Success Depends ...
New study highlights Australian book publishing industry is fighting back against digital disruption
An Australian first study by Macquarie University of the country's book publishing industry reveals considerable innovation in response to the digital disruption that has resulted in a significant drop in onshore book sales.
To get young students reading about science, NASA is trying something different. Instead of a press release or a scientific paper, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission has launched a Japanese manga-style comic ...
Myth-buster fans have likely heard of the phenomenon of interlocking pages of two phonebooks and discovering that they are impossible to pull apart.
Meteorologists say the current El Nino has stormed its way into the record books, tying 1997-1998 as the strongest recorded.
A three-dimensional model magnifying a grain of salt by a billion times went on show in Vienna on Monday, aiming to make it into the Guinness Book of Records.
Face it: Many conversations today involve distracted people looking at their phones, not their companions. To Sherry Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT, the ...
US online giant Amazon, which has led the bookselling industry's shift to the Internet, opens its first physical bookstore on Tuesday.
Once upon a time, when NASA's shuttles were still flying, an astronaut read a children's story from space.
Google's colossal project to digitize the world's books does not violate copyright law, a US appeals court ruled Friday, affirming a 2013 decision seen as a landmark for the digital era.