The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has a new book that suggests ways for the world to make sense of technology, globalization and climate change, as these three forces accelerate exponentially.
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.
There are many theories as to why the Neanderthals, our ancestral cousins, died out. A new theory suggests that modern humans may be the most successful invasive species of all time, with special thanks to our canine companions for giving us the competitive edge.
Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton died in Antarctica over the weekend when his snowmobile plunged into a deep glacial crevasse. His research in Antarctica and Greenland focused on the relationship between melting ice sheets and rising sea levels.
In the 1940s, the first African American women entered NACA's “computing pools." Some later became managers or engineers at NASA, and all made crucial — but often little-known — contributions to the math that put Americans in space.
In her new book, "This is Your Brain on Parasites,” author Kathleen McAuliffe describes the numerous links between animals and parasites, how they've co-evolved, and how parasites may actually affect the behavior of humans and other animals.