Remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using a little-known type of technology: zinc-air batteries.
Mexico marks the anniversaries Wednesday of two deadly earthquakes: one that devastated the country last year, claiming 369 lives, and another that killed more than 10,000 people on the same date in 1985.
The passenger boat arrives at the bottom of Veidileysufjordur, a short inlet with a long name, to drop off backpackers for a multi-day trek. A weather-beaten group that's completed the trip waits to board, eager to get back ...
State-owned China Tower—the world's largest operator of telecommunications towers—made its trading debut in Hong Kong Wednesday in the latest high-profile listing in the city.
The state-owned monopoly that operates China's vast network of mobile phone towers plans to raise up to $8.7 billion in the biggest global stock offering in four years.
Sandia National Laboratories is using its solar tower to help assess the impact of extreme temperature changes on materials.
The skeleton of an extremely rare form of dinosaur sold for more than two million euros ($2.3 million) at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday.
Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? This is a long-standing question a research group of 16 engineers has investigated, including a leading expert ...