- Radiation Tripled In Some Pacific Tuna Since Fukushima Meltdown
April 30 2014 1:45 PM
Some albacore tuna caught off the Pacific Northwest U.S. was found to contain higher levels of radiation after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan.
- Oprah Winfrey Criticizes Donald Sterling For ‘Plantation Mentality’
April 29 2014 7:58 PM
Winfrey was asked whether she'd consider buying the Los Angeles Clippers.
- Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: ‘Wreckage Found’ In Bay Of Bengal Could Be Missing Plane, Says Survey Company
April 29 2014 6:25 PM
An Australian survey company said Tuesday that it has located the wreckage of a commercial airliner in the Bay of Bengal that could be the missing MH370.
- ‘Cinderella Surgery’ On The Rise In US
April 29 2014 4:45 PM
The “Cinderella surgery” is performed to alter the shape and size of a woman’s feet to allow them to fit more easily into designer shoes.
- Mystery Of Spanish Flu Pandemic Solved? ‘Missing’ Link Shows Why 1918 Virus Targeted Young Adults
April 29 2014 1:33 PM
The 1918 flu pandemic is one of history’s greatest biomedical conundrums, primarily because of whom the virus targeted, but new research is helping to put some of the mysteries to rest.
- 9,000-Year-Old Caribou Hunting Site Found Under Lake Huron
April 28 2014 6:25 PM
The ruins of a 9,000-year-old caribou hunting site were found on the bottom of Lake Huron.
- Of Mice And Men: Lab Rats’ Fear Of Male Researchers ‘Might Affect’ Experiment Results
April 28 2014 4:30 PM
The distinct smell of male pheromones triggers a stress response in laboratory rodents that researchers say could skew findings.
- The World’s Fastest Land Animal Has A New Name: Meet Paratarsotomus Macropalpis, A Speedy Mite
April 28 2014 2:12 PM
Paratarsotomus macropalpis, a species of mite that’s endemic to Southern California, was recently found to be the world’s fastest land animal.
- S. Korean PM Resigns Over Ferry Disaster Uproar
April 27 2014 7:33 PM
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won resigned Sunday over the controversy surrounding the sinking of the Sewol ferry.
- Lawsuit Portrays Sterling Girlfriend As A ‘Gold Digger’
April 27 2014 5:59 PM
Lavish gifts and property were purchased with money that was jointly held, claims the wife of the Clippers owner.
- ‘Beezin’ Is Ridiculous New Trend For Getting High Among Teens: Here’s Why Doctors Say It’s Dangerous
April 27 2014 3:21 PM
Some teens have begun applying Burt’s Bees lip balm to simulate the effects of being high.
- First Human Skin Sample 'Grown' In Lab
April 26 2014 6:50 PM
Scientists have developed the first lab-grown sample of human epidermis.
- Two Cute: Baby Gorillas Born At Bronx Zoo Are Inducted Into Cuteness Hall Of Fame [VIDEO]
April 26 2014 3:44 PM
A zoo breeding project successful, but western lowland gorillas remain on the endangered species list.
- Rare ‘Zonkey’ Hybrid Born In Mexican Zoo Beats Genetic Odds And Wins The Internet [VIDEO]
April 26 2014 2:04 PM
A zoo in northern Mexico recently added a “zonkey” to its exhibit.
- How Wood High-Rises Could Save the Planet
April 26 2014 2:03 PM
The hot topic in green-construction circles is high-rises made of "plywood on steroids."
- Shrimp Inspires ‘Advanced’ Biomaterial Tougher Than Football Helmet
April 23 2014 6:06 PM
The mantis shrimp is inspiring a new, tough material for use in aerospace technology.
- How To Survive A Mass Extinction: Take A Cue From Cougars And Don’t Be A Picky Eater
April 23 2014 4:11 PM
How did the cougar survive mass extinction in North America 12,000 years ago?
- 250 Million-Year-Old Piece Of Africa Found In Southeastern US, Larger Portions May Still Be Discovered
April 23 2014 2:19 PM
Geologists say they have found a fragment of Africa embedded in the southeastern U.S., a remnant of the rift that occurred between the African and North America continents some 250 million years ago.
- Drones Take Archaeology To New Heights
April 22 2014 7:07 PM
Remote-controlled aircraft are providing new opportunities for archaeologists all over the world.
- Earth Day 2014: Top 14 'Greenest' Countries
April 22 2014 3:12 PM
Here’s a look at which countries are making great strides towards protecting the planet.