U.S. news The Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer is undertaking a review of the Navy’s newest class of aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald Ford, raising questions about the warship’s ability to perform as advertised.
Is our Universe one of many? The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas
When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes. Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical
With renewable power becoming more common, researchers are increasingly focused on figuring out how to safely store and discharge large amounts of energy. Expensive lithium-ion batteries don't do this
Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 per cent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.
Curie, the only woman to win a Nobel Prize in two different fields (physics and chemistry), furthered the research of French physicist Henri Becquerel, who in 1896 discovered that the element uranium rays.
DESCHUTES COUNTY, ORE. - More than 100 feet beneath the crowns of arrow-straight pines, the forest floor around Peter Caligiuri was overgrown. He pointed at clumps of trees taller than him, but so thin
(CNN) — Mickey Mouse is Walt Disney's most popular cartoon character and a staple of almost every childhood in the western world. But, had a business deal gone differently, would Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
(CNN) — A star system that has been a source of speculation about extraterrestrial intelligence has offered only radio silence. The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute (SETI) has been monitoring
(CNN) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the country will no longer appoint knights and dames, calling the titles anachronistic. The cabinet "agreed that knights and dames are not appropriate
Iraq-Syria border (CNN) — A thick column of black smoke hangs over the Iraqi Syrian border near the town of Ash Shaddadi in Syria 's Hasakah province. Above the area are the circular contrails of coalition
(CNN) — Some call it "The Crack." To others, it's "The Gash." And a few may see it simply as a case of the Earth opening up and swallowing itself. Whatever the label, the emergence of the new geologic
(CNN) — So much for the Extricator-in-Chief. The President whose foreign policy has been guided by a "Star Trek"-like prime directive -- Thou shalt get America out of costly and unwinnable wars -- is considering
(CNN) — To avoid a global warming catastrophe by the end of the century, humans may need to actually hack the climate. Whether you call it hacking, or "fiddling with the knobs in the climate system," the
(CNN) — Work is manic, the commute is long and you're juggling a dozen commitments. In times of stress and hunger, the temptation to reach for the greasiest cheeseburger or most sugary cake can be irresistible.
Moscow (CNN) — It is Russia's version of shock and awe: a slick, 21st century media campaign in which briefings, high-tech graphics -- even weather reports -- tout Vladimir Putin's Syria attack plan and