French pedestrians have the reputation of being a law unto themselves—but an unusual study has provided some scientific backing for the stereotype.
A minor earthquake hit the southern part of Taiwan early Saturday, injuring four people, authorities said.
Two people have been arrested in London in the hacking of storage devices that record data from police surveillance cameras in Washington, D.C.
Two luxury electric vehicles—the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3—fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that's changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans.
A UWA study found strict enforcement of the speed limit could be bad for road safety by making drivers focus on their speed rather than hazards.
China will not allow its mammoth mobile online population to play Pokemon Go or other augmented-reality games until it completes a review of potential security risks, a Chinese digital publishing group said.
What can the anti-vaccination movement teach us about improving the public's understanding of science?
The ubiquitous impact of science-based information and technologies in everyday life suggests that misunderstanding how science works can have serious consequences. Yet people's decisions and strongly held beliefs are often ...
It's not often that any one of us needs to dial 911, but we know how important it is for it to work when one needs it. It is critical that 911 services always be available – both for the practicality of responding to emergencies, ...
Engineering research at The University of Nottingham, UK and Ningbo, China (UNNC) has found laser scanning is a new and viable structural safety technique to detect the damaging effects of fire on concrete.