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The reports of a robot uprising have been greatly exaggerated.
People with a conservative or moderate ideology may be more likely to die earlier than people with a liberal ideology, a new study suggests
There's still one thing that makes the Microsoft co-founder feel dumb: not being able to speak a foreign language.
Archaeological work has come to a halt in Libya, and researchers are worried about the country's ancient sites, from Roman ruins that have suffered rocket attacks to prehistoric rock paintings that have been vandalized.
New research claims to have solved a messy paradox that has plagued geoscientists who study Earth's core and its life-protecting magnetic field.
Studying seasonality and the ebb and flow of resources helps this researcher predict animal population growth and decline.
We can reverse the planet's warming, but not with a "wait and see" approach.
Discovery of partial skull in Israel may provide insights on humans' migration out of Africa and when they first interbred with Neanderthals.
Amateurs are feeling the need to be relevant in a sport that is all-consuming, following the lead of professionals like Lance Armstrong.
The brains of violent criminals who are psychopathic are different from even those of violent criminals who are not psychopathic, new research finds.
A smartphone app called Solar Cell (available now as sunZapp) works to protect people against sun damage. The trick is getting people to use it.
Scientists have figured out a way to do something that seems impossible: unboil an egg. But strange as it may sound, the feat doesn't defy basic laws of science.
Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.
There is no shortage of evidence that racism persists. Despite the fact that science has demonstrated that racial groups are defined by society rather than biology, an individual’s experience from the moment they are born is colored by the color of their
Undergraduates designed Storm Evader to teach students about weather while teaching problem-solving skills.
An African golden cat was caught on camera hunting a group of red colobus monkeys in Uganda.
Jury selection for the Boston Marathon bombing and Aurora theater shooting trials highlights the long-lasting mental health effects of serving on a high-profile capital case.
Researchers have discovered five new species of tiny, shimmering spiders with glittery bellies.
Battery-powered electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have both seen advances in their development, and one or both of these technologies may represent the future of "green" automobiles.
Fractures on spear points show, for the first time, that the first North Americans really did use spear-throwers to hunt from safe distances.