Forget climbing Mt. Everest — for most humans, just eking out a living on the harsh Tibetan plateau is challenge enough. But Tibetan people have thrived there for thousands of years, and a new study says
Scientists said on Wednesday they found five samples of human fecal matter at an archeological site called El Salt, in the floor of a rock shelter where Neanderthals once lived. Analysis of the samples
He just needs to get it to them At first glance, the bright red shipping container that sits by the side of the road in a slum outside Johannesburg doesn’t look like something that could transform hundreds
Yesterday my daughter saw the famous Tacoma Narrows bridge video for the first time in a talk by Roma Agrawal at the Royal Institution. As an example of oscillatory motion it made, as it always does, profound
Hi, great to see you! Now—if you catch a lucky window—you can video chat with the International Space Station. Amateur radio enthusiasts have set up a "ham TV" system—the video counterpart to amateur "ham"
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A Dragon cargo ship owned by California-based Space Exploration Technologies ended a 28-day stay at the International Space Station on Sunday, parachuting into the Pacific
A pair of researchers predicted a method for turning light into matter 80 years ago, and now a new team of scientists are proposing a technique that could make that method happen in the purest way yet.
Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months. The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years
Dinosaur fossils found in Patagonia provide the first evidence that long-necked, whip-tailed diplodocid sauropods survived well beyond the Jurassic period, when they were thought to have gone extinct,
Promising early results from a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic out this week suggest that a modified version of the measles virus can be used to target cancer cells and put the condition into remission.
WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that it will consolidate several labor complaints against a major cell phone service provider over the past several years. The ruling will
Fancy sitting on a breeze-block couch? A chair made of, er, breeze blocks set in MDF? Artist Sarah Lucas is offering an eponymous furniture range that elegantly, albeit uncomfortably, parodies modern and