New material could unlock potential for hydrogen powered vehicle revolution

Scientists have discovered a new material that could hold the key to unlocking the potential of…

Is piracy helping or hurting online word of mouth buzz around motion picture releases?

Researchers from the University of Houston and Western University in London, Ontario, published new research in…

Tooth fossils fill 6-million-year-old gap in primate evolution

Researchers have used fossilized teeth found near Lake Turkana in northwest Kenya to identify a new…

New research identifies patterns of tree distribution in African savannas

Understanding the patterns underlying vegetation distribution is vital for creating predictive models to forecast responses of…

Facebook tightens live-streaming in crackdown on violence

Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic…

'Super corals' give glimmer of hope for world's dying reefs

Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in warm and acidic water offer a glimmer…

Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled…

Dragging levee repairs leave riverside communities stressed

Communities that were flooded when levees failed along the Missouri River earlier this spring will likely…

$10M XPRIZE for software that teaches illiterate to read

The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children…

Explorer recounts making the deepest ocean dive in history

Victor Vescovo says he didn’t set out to break James Cameron’s record of reaching the deepest…