In the past few years alone, we got more evidence that coffee isn't a cause of cancer and the debate over the health effects of sugar became even more heated. To help you parse out what works from what's
Sandy Jadeja is a technical analyst and chief market strategist at Core Spreads. Technical analysts look at charts to pinpoint patterns in various markets and asset classes. From that, they forecast which
I'd like to declare a new season. The back end of January is now the traditional time when we find out that the year we just had was one of the hottest on record. I've no idea what we'd call this season,
Wildlife This giant oarfish was found dead off Catalina Island Sunday. Photo: CIMI Updated on October 16, 2013 at 11 am. A deep-sea creature that is rarely seen, and was likely the inspiration for sea
Scholars continue to be amazed by the ancient man found frozen in the Alps. A report that Ötzi the Iceman has 19 genetic relatives living in Austria is the latest in a string of surprising discoveries
TravelIntelligent Travel I tend to get very animated about new discoveries. Like the best chocolate cake (EVER!) from Delirio, a delicatessen in Roma, Mexico City. Bites of this cake, called Tarta Helena,
A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species. A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors.
In a place where population growth is moving incredibly fast, added pressure on farmers in India in the wake of crushing debt and failed crops calls for a new agricultural approach. Genetic modification
Ever wished you could hibernate? Ask a fat-tailed dwarf lemur how it’s done. These mini-primates have a talent that could help save human lives. Fat-tailed dwarf lemurs are the only primates that can according
TravelWhere the Locals Go Arianna Malacrida hails from a small town just outside Milan, but decided to make the move to the big city while studying media and communications. After spending a lot of time
Text and photos by Sean Gallagher I have spent the past seven years traveling across China, documenting some of the most pressing crises affecting the world’s most populous nation. I’ve climbed glaciers,
Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions. Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming? A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life
The authors of a new book apply the scientific method to the study of some very elusive creatures. Does Bigfoot exist? What about the Loch Ness monster? Or the Yeti? Or Mokele Mbembe, the Congo dinosaur?
A new study finds that mosasaurs were not as slow as scholars once thought. Sea monsters lying in wait for unsuspecting prey sounds scary enough. But slap on a tail that let them run down their dinner—much
Did the planetary upheaval 12,900 years ago come from the heavens—or Earth? Why did mammoths, mastodons, and other mega-beasts vanish from North America? Was it because: 1) humans killed them; 2) they
Nawaz Sharif's astonishing victory at the polls is certain to be welcomed by neighbours and other countries in the region hoping for a more stable Pakistan - but much will depend on how effectively he