Cards Against Humanity’s expansion “Science Pack” has raised over $570,000 for The Science Ambassador Scholarship, a scholarship for women scientists.» Read More
Bones in South Africa depict a small, human-like figure that may have used tools, walked upright and climbed trees.
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 9- The environment minister of Alberta, the province where the oil sands industry is Canada's fastest growing source of carbon emissions, says the days of denying climate change are over. "There is a great appetite for action on climate change in our province," Phillips said at a conference hosted in Edmonton by the Pembina Institute, an...
A lump of whale vomit found by dog walker in Wales is set to be auctioned off next week and is estimated to be worth $10,000.
Scottish whisky producer Ballantine's has taken spirits to a whole new level, unveiling a "space glass" that lets you drink at zero-gravity.
Their research, which has been backed by the UK government and top chicken companies, could potentially prevent repeats of this year's wipeout: 48 million chickens and turkeys killed because of the disease since December in the United States alone. Bird flu has become a global concern among researchers over the past decade because of its threat to poultry and...
Scientists find a protein that could make ice cream a bit more resilient to heat, and even a bit healthier.
Here are some awe-inspiring facts about the aurora borealis.
Plans by Scotland, and possibly Germany, to ban genetically modified (GM) crops could prove a boon for farmers of conventional crops.
On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is far better protected now than it was then. The same can't be said about Miami.
The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.
A series of new studies out this week shows solid progress toward a flu vaccine in a pill and a so-called universal flu vaccine. NBC News reports.
There are a number of diet and lifestyle choices that accompany Alzheimer's risk, according to a new study.
Patients with early-stage breast cancer may not require a lumpectomy or a mastectomy so early on, reports The New York Times.
With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.
Chinese pollution has become such a problem that it has actually become an unexpected moneymaker for some large companies.
Now Intel is making Stephen Hawking's voice progam available to the public for free. NBC News reports.
A Japanese sports drink will be the first product advertised on the surface of the moon. GlobalPost reports.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control's Influenza Division says the agency is "concerned" that the bird flu virus may mutate.
A new study confirmed something researchers have suspected for decades: The stars that populate our universe are burning themselves out.
Drifting pollution has helped erase gains from stricter U.S. emissions rules. Reducing pollution may be an international problem.