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  • Uniter of Sperm and Egg Is Found

    Uniter of Sperm and Egg Is Found

    A newly discovered protein is found to play a crucial role in conception

    April 18, 2014

  • First Earth-Size Planet that Could Support Life Found

    First Earth-Size Planet that Could Support Life Found

    NASA's Kepler space telescope has identified a planet that is both similar in size to Earth and within the habitable zone of its sun

    April 17, 2014

  • Female Insect Uses Spiky Penis to Take Charge

    Female Insect Uses Spiky Penis to Take Charge

    A cave insect's marathon sex sessions extract nourishment along with sperm from a reluctant male

    April 17, 2014

  • Morning Light Exposure Tied To Lower Weight

    Morning Light Exposure Tied To Lower Weight

    Exposure to bright light in the morning appears linked to reduced appetite and lower body weight, regardless of sleep patterns

     

    April 18, 2014

  • Match-Fixing Took Place in Ancient Greek Wrestling

    Match-Fixing Took Place in Ancient Greek Wrestling

    A contract from A.D. 267, the first of its kind ever found, details an agreement between the backers of two teen wrestlers in the finals of an important regional competition

    April 17, 2014

  • Smartphones Vulnerable to App Attack

    Smartphones Vulnerable to App Attack

    Certain HTML5 apps that run across platforms can carry JavaScript attack codes that your smartphone will happily execute. Christopher Intagliata reports

     

    April 16, 2014

  • Soot and Smog Put China's Babies at Risk

    Soot and Smog Put China's Babies at Risk

    China’s smoke-belching coal plants and heavy traffic may be signs of a bustling economy but health experts fear the country’s dirty air is hurting its infants

    April 17, 2014

  • Giant Gamma Ray Detector Searches for Two Home Sites

    Giant Gamma Ray Detector Searches for Two Home Sites

    The Cherenkov Telescope Array will track high-energy photons to probe black holes, dark matter and relativity

    April 16, 2014

  • Cull Kill Includes Small Tiger Sharks along with Intended Victims [Video]

    Cull Kill Includes Small Tiger Sharks along with Intended Victims [Video]

    Photos from Australia's controversial shark extermination show that released tiger sharks are also dying—both from the stress of capture and improper handling

    April 17, 2014

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