Study shows it’s bad for your cat, and you. “Declawing” may sound like a relatively benign procedure, like getting your nails trimmed. But declawing a cat so she’ll stop scratching the furniture involves
A huge "open" beehive outside a Virginia church may be the discovery of a lifetime for at least one wildlife expert. A groundskeeper was doing yard work when he stumbled upon the massive colony of Italian
A pair of scientists recently came up with a new take on the Turing Test. It goes like this: “Imagine you and a smart robot are both before a judge who cannot see you. The judge will guess which of you
AnimalsPhoto Gallery From penguin bullies to blissed-out squirrels, get an eyeful of the year's most humorous shots of animals, in a competition with a cause. Many wild animals are known for their majestic
BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas It was not the football World Cup, but the
The world's rarest cat has received an unexpected population boost after two orphaned kittens were discovered in Scotland. Just 35 Scottish wildcats were thought to remain in the wild in Britain, and sub-species
A New York City correction officer on Sunday discovered a snowy owl in a courtyard at the famed jail, Rikers Island, The New York Times reported. The city has just experienced a heat wave and it is unclear
The bots were built by the research lab OpenAI, but they have yet to challenge professional teams Beating humans at board games is passé in the AI world. Now, top academics and tech companies want to us
On Monday, as the final-year baccalaureate exam kicks off in France, thousands of students poured into schools throughout the country to sit one of the most demanding – and perhaps dreaded – exams of philosophy.
The internet sensation of the past 24 hours, explained. Every once in a while, a story comes around that reminds us of the sheer power of grit and determination. This time, it is a raccoon that climbed
The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050. The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas renewables—are
Government intelligence agencies have a plan to build computers that store information inside DNA and other organic molecules. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a group within Office
A new strain of bird flu which kills 38 per cent of those it infects has been identified by the deputy chief medical officer for England as the most likely candidate to spark a worldwide flu pandemic.
During last winter's severe flu season, you may have found yourself worrying about whether you'd catch the notorious virus. But what if there was a way to predict whether you'd get the flu or whether make