Iconic buildings go dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.
Experts are divided on whether the specimen is a hoax, possibly inspired by a local legend, or a decaying animal.
The device could help biologists monitor marine animals without disturbing them.
Climate change may have big impacts on avian species, and all the results may not be positive.
Asha Gummadi wants to help more people get the right physical therapy using mobile devices.
Doctors say repeated stings boost risks; it’s “both unsafe and unadvisable.”
In 1812, the governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry, approved a narrow and winding voting district for the state senate that curved from Marblehead around to Salisbury. It looked like a long-necked salamander, Federalist newspaper editors declared. Show More Summary
Ford was the first U.S. carmaker to sell a hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the second to offer a plug-in hybrid. Now, Ford has released details of its slightly updated 2019 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan, which includes not only the Hybrid version but also the Energi plug-in hybrid model. Show More Summary
(University of Illinois at Chicago) Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and at Argonne National Laboratory have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural-air environment and still functioned after a record-breaking 750 charge/discharge cycles. Their findings are reported in the journal Nature.
If approved, the production model won't follow the recipe used for the X4 and X6.
US national parks could become even more important for the conservation of bird species in the face of climate change, according to a new study.
Billionaire J.B. Pritzker won Illinois' Democratic gubernatorial primary on
The Philippines has a high rate of road fatalities due to aging vehicles
Researchers detail the evolution of the world’s strangest fish, and describe how it could be a potentially powerful tool for scientists to study ocean life.
The origin of the Dravidian language family, consisting of about 80 varieties spoken by 220 million people across South Asia, can be dated to about 4,500 years ago, based on new linguistic analyses. An international team used data collected first-hand from native speakers and analyzed these using cutting-edge computational methods. Show More Summary
Samples from the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Exotic Animal Milk Repository help scientists study the unifying trait of all mammals
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have sequenced the genomes of five Neandertals that lived between 39,000 and 47,000 years ago. These late Neandertals are all more closely related...Show More Summary
New data show that extreme weather events have become more frequent over the past 36 years, with a significant uptick in floods and other hydrological events compared even with five years ago, according to a new publication.
The genomes of five late Neandertals provide insights into Neandertal population history
Mike Grocott's resume may seem at odds with itself at first glance: The Brit is a professor of anesthesia and what Americans would call ICU-related medicine, and he also heads up Xtreme Everest, which has essentially put a lab higher than any other on Earth to study how oxygen-light altitudes...