“I’ll bet a lot of metal drummers might be jealous of what I can do now,” he said. “Speed is good. Faster is always better”
A riverside in Nebraska is a welcome refuelling stop for these elegant birds migrating from Mexico to their breeding grounds
UN assistant secretary general says deadly outbreak, which has been blamed on UN troops, demands decisive action
Caffeine is the drug many of us can't live without – but do you have any idea how much is in your daily hit?
Deprived of sight, blind people manage to squeeze an amazing amount of information out of their other senses. Doing this requires their brains to do some reorganizing. To learn about some of these changes, scientists studied the brains of blind people ...
A bulletin posted today from NOAA stated that the climate event known as El Niño has a 50 percent chance of returning this summer or fall. If it appears, it could mean heavy rainfall next winter for drought-stricken California and ...
In 1973, American soldiers on the Mekong River in Laos killed and hauled ashore a massive 24-foot ribbon of a fish. It was the “Queen of the Naga,” claimed a postcard still widely circulated in Southeast Asia with the above ...
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
Elephants that give birth as teenagers die younger, but are fitter than mothers that delay, scientists say.
A French scientist has unravelled a formula for trick roping, made famous in Western movies, to teach himself how to lasso like a cowboy.
A computer that recognises body language using a Microsoft Kinect camera could help children with autism understand and express emotions
Defending itself like a knight in a fight, Earth can funnel material from its immediate surroundings to act as a buffer against incoming geomagnetic storms
How best to achieve success is a highly contentious issue, but politicians should remember that a good start in life is key
An artificial-intelligence system has learned to spot the telltale language people use when lying in court or in fawning online book reviews
Cold case murder convictions result most often from fresh witnesses, not new technology, a forensic science study suggests.
Bald eagles have made a comeback. See life in the nest now during peak nesting season.
Photos capture a river otter attacking a gator in a Florida river. The otter then feasted, witnesses say.
National and state parks in California are under threat from burl wood seekers.
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one.
It's only the size of a dishwasher and weighs as much as giant panda, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before - to the moon.
About 5 million years ago, an asteroid or comet slammed into Mars so hard that rocks and other debris launched into space.
The 10-meter long Torvosaurus weighed up to five tons.
A new study concludes that 136 UNESCO World Heritage sites could be washed away by rising sea levels
Researchers say the key to fighting superbugs is individualized treatment plans, and a new nanochip might pave the way
Some farmers have long sworn by mellow tunes to boost Bessie's milk production. The science is hardly conclusive. But a study hints at what might top the barnyard playlist. (Psst: They liked R.E.M.)
The park's bears have developed a taste for human food, and that's gotten them in big trouble. But efforts to teach campers to lock up food are helping solve the problem, a bear hair analysis shows.
A second child seems to have been cleared of the AIDS virus, thanks to heavy-duty drugs started just hours after birth. This spring researchers plan to test that approach in 60 more newborns.
A report finds that azodicarbonamide wasn't just in Subway's bread: It's in hundreds of foods. While it has been linked to asthma in factory workers, the additive poses no known risk to consumers.
An astrophysicist is using something called the Z machine at Sandia National Lab to recreate the conditions on a white dwarf star — only for a few nanoseconds, but still, enough to study.
Army initiative to research suicides in the US military released its first three studiesAmanda Holpuch