The unmanned underwater vehicle was taken around 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines late on Thursday, according to the Pentagon, which called the capture unlawful and demanded its immediate return.
As President Trump turns US government policy away from the realities of climate change, a new scientific study confirms a link between climate pollution and dangerously extreme weather. The irony of the timing is not lost on the study's lead author.
"We are largely products of our social networks," says a Yale researcher involved in controlled tests of our decision making. Studies show our decisions aren't truly our own to control. We are subconsciously changed by those around us, even if we don't know them.
You’re in a crowded restaurant. You can’t make out what your companion is saying. So your eyes start to drift to your dining companions' lips, to make out what they're saying over the din. That’s because when speech is hard to hear, lip-reading provides extra clues for comprehension. It turns out we all learn this skill as infants. And bilingual infants do it the more than others.
Some people say they remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s, years before he became South Africa’s president. A neuroscientist steps in to discuss the science behind real — and false — memories.
The last time Comet Lovejoy was visible in the night sky was 8,000 years ago. Now it's back and visible from the Northern Hemisphere in the coming weeks, and binoculars or a telescope can give you a glowing view of the visitor.