Learn why we have pinky toes. We all need feet but why we do have pinky toes since they really don’t seem to do anything?Well, way back when they actually did serve an important function. When humans were still in their primate stage, the feet were used to grab onto ...
1.5-billion-year old water is discovered. How old is the water in your neck of the woods?Well, water from a mine in Timmins, Ontario is reportedly the oldest ever found dating back to at least one and a half billion years ago. By drilling down about one and a half miles ...
Human embryonic stem cells are cloned. Dolly, the cloned sheep was born on July 5th, 1996.17 years later, human skin cells and an unfertilized donor egg with its DNA removed have been successfully cloned into embryonic stem cells.Researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University have developed a human embryo ...
Officials in Texas are awaiting daybreak to fully assess the scope of the destruction left in the wake of a deadly tornado in Granbury that killed six people. (May 16)
Swift sea-life is the focus at the California Academy of Sciences newest exhibition.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says there was enough information about Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev for the FBI to reopen an investigation into his activities. (May 8)
You can learn a lot from a zombie. At least that's what a University of Michigan professor hopes her 31 graduate students took away from Tuesday's bizarre, albeit bloody, "zombie apocalypse." (April 23)
An online group known as the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hacking.
A witness caught the Texas fertilizer blast with his cellphone camera. Erick Perez, 21, of West, Texas stopped to record the fire while playing basketball. (April 18)
Rutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice. (April 3)