Five years after their deployment to the site of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown, the remote-controlled robots have "died" a mechanical death. Truly, there's no such thing as immortality.
Watch the moon's shadow sweep across our planet's surface. The web is brimming with photos and videos of Tuesday's total solar eclipse -- the only one this year -- but it's hard to beat the eye-popping
"The Geminids are my favorite," said NASA Astronomer Bill Cooke in a release, "because they defy explanation." So, what makes this meteor shower so special? For starters, astronomers only recently discovered
How will your canine companion score? Every dog has its day, and these adorable pups are having theirs thanks to an awesome new Twitter feed. The "We Rate Dogs" account does exactly what its name suggests,
I never imagined my skin issues could be caused by something so simple… I've always had pretty good skin. Not just blemish-free, but glowy - to the point where people sometimes stopped me in the street
Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast! Time's up. Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. trick?
India is dramatically expanding its nuclear energy and its nuclear weapons – separately. Both are inevitable. On the energy side, President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached
Growing right between the mayo and cheese To find a new species of mold, look no further than inside your sandwich. A team of food scientists from across Europe have discovered a new kind of fungus growing
From today videos on Instagram will play continuously - allowing the platform to bank higher advertising views An Instagram update has brought infinitely looping video to its platform, following in the
A Myers-Briggs personality test can help you determine whether you're an extrovert. But could your love of hot sauce reveal something about your temperament, too? As we have reported, back in the 1980s,
As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up. Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people
A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world Science Is Beautiful, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic
The British Parliament has voted to allow scientists to attempt to do "DNA transplants" on women's eggs to try to help them have healthy babies. Doctors want to do this to help families carrying devastating
In 1962, children's book author Roald Dahl lost his oldest daughter, Olivia, to measles. She was 7 years old. Twenty-six years later, Dahl wrote a letter to parents about what happened: "As the illness