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A ‘magical’ space-time ripple that wasn’t believed, at first

Hebrew University’s Roni Gross in Jerusalem on Thursday holds the original historical documents related to Albert Einstein’s prediction of the existence of gravitational waves. — AP

12 Feb 2016 6:43 AM

New tarantula named after Johnny Cash

Scientists scouring the fields of Folsom, California found a new kind of black tarantula which they have named after Johnny Cash, the American music legend who sang of the jailhouse blues.

06 Feb 2016 6:01 AM

First Zika case in US transmitted sexually

Indonesia confirms first case, WHO says Europe must act early to prevent spread

04 Feb 2016 6:30 AM

Top US researcher says Zika vaccine is years away

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned women who are pregnant to avoid traveling to areas in Latin America and the Caribbean.

29 Jan 2016 9:31 AM

Study finds ocean warming 'underestimated'

The overall sea level rise rate is about 2.74 millimeters per year.

26 Jan 2016 3:36 PM


Physical therapy no help for Parkinson's patients: study

The randomized trial involved 762 patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease, recruited from 38 sites.

21 Jan 2016 12:53 PM

Astronaut Tim Peake becomes first Briton to walk in space

The spacewalk undertook a tricky mission in the dark to replace an electrical unit.

16 Jan 2016 11:30 AM

‘Hackers may hit industrial control systems’

A US government cyber security official warned that authorities have seen an increase in attacks that penetrate industrial control system networks over the past year, and said they are vulnerable bec

15 Jan 2016 11:11 PM

US sailors made 'navigational error' into Iranian waters: Pentagon

Carter said the sailors apparently did not radio in to tell their commanders they were off-course before encountering the Iranians.

15 Jan 2016 10:28 AM

US official sees more cyber attacks on industrial control systems

Industrial control systems are computers that control operations of industrial processes.

14 Jan 2016 10:52 AM


SpaceX will attempt ocean landing of rocket on January 17

Previous attempts to set down the rocket's first stage on a floating barge in the Atlantic Ocean have failed.

12 Jan 2016 10:36 AM

Alabama top court upholds gay union ban

The chief justice of Alabama rul-ed that the state’s ban on same-sex marriages is legal and told probate judges there they had a “ministerial duty” to st-op issuing licenses to gay couples.

08 Jan 2016 5:47 AM

Miami too hot for Mavericks

Hassan Whiteside tallied 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Miami Heat got the job done without Dwyane Wade in the starting lineup with a 106-82 win over Dallas on Friday.

02 Jan 2016 11:47 PM

David Beckham wants to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic

David Beckham has barely found a new stadium site for his Miami-based Major League Soccer expansion team, and he already says he wants to sign Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

23 Dec 2015 6:38 AM

SpaceX succeeds in historic rocket launch, landing

SpaceX successfully landed its powerful Falcon 9 rocket on Monday for the first time, a major milestone in the drive to cut costs and waste by making rockets as reusable as airplanes.

23 Dec 2015 1:00 AM


African lions are 'endangered,' must be protected: US

Lion populations have declined 43 per cent in the last two decades.

22 Dec 2015 10:23 AM

SpaceX postpones first rocket launch until Monday

Launch delayed due to explosion after lift-off destroyed unmanned Dragon cargo ship.

21 Dec 2015 9:42 AM

6 species of African clawed frog found

Scientists have discovered six new kinds of African clawed frog, boosting the number of known species by 30 per cent and offering new avenues for research on human disease, said a study Wednesday.

18 Dec 2015 2:52 AM

Scientists find six new species of African clawed frog

African clawed frogs share a close evolutionary relationship with humans.

17 Dec 2015 12:34 PM

Donald Trump: Muslims worldwide ‘went wild’ over 9/11

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ramped up his incendiary rhetoric on Saturday, claiming that Muslims around the world were “going wild” to cheer the September 11, 2001 attacks.

30 Nov 2015 1:47 AM