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Experiments to grow potatoes in the harsh soil of the southern Peruvian desert have revealed new promise for their ability to thrive on Mars. Martian conditions were simulated inside a CubeSat.
AARP is concerned costs for older Americans could increase significantly.
A new poll from AAA finds that Americans fear riding in a self-driving car, or even alongside one.             
Animals have been making babies for as long as there have been animals, but calendars were invented relatively recently in the history of life on Earth. How did all those generations of creatures, an
A three-month investigation into the illegal shark fin trade uncovered massive shipments of the fins to Hong Kong. Sea Shepherd Global, an ocean conservation organization, documented huge shipment c
There’s an abundance of electronics designed to simplify home life. The Wirecutter’s smart home editor explains how to decide which devices are for you.
Caffeine may protect the lungs from damage caused by prolonged oxygen therapy, such as oxygen supplementation given to premature babies, new research suggests. The article is the first of its kind to
The Lime Dating App is here to match people based on the compatibility of their step count. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.             
If you want to watch a video of Tim Tebow’s first at-bat in 2017 MLB spring training, you won’t need to spare much time. The New York Mets’ designated hitter barely spent any time in the batter
An analysis of taxi and accident data by the National University of Singapore revealed that yellow taxis were 9 per cent less likely to be involved in accidents than blue ones.
Southern California could be in for some serious shaking.             
Nintendo Switch owners have been getting familiar with its Joy-Con and Pro Controller over the past few days, and the response has been fairly positive. Did you know both accessories work with the NE
Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland joined the chorus of President Donald Trump's critics accusing the former billionaire real-estate mogul of attempting to profit from his presidency Wednesday over Beijing
During pregnancy, a mother's immune system is suppressed to protect the fetus, which is perceived as a foreign body because it is genetically different. A study in mice found that suppressed immunity
An ancient fish species with unusual scales and teeth from the Kuanti Formation in southern China may have evolved prior to the 'Age of Fish', according to a new study.
During the past decade, the gut has experienced a renaissance as investigations focus on the role of the microbiome on human health. While most studies have focused on bacteria, the dominant microbial
Patients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study.
Monitoring a newly discovered group of genes in coral could predict when they are under stress and might bleach. The approach could improve conservation strategies for at-risk coral reefs, say scienti
About 12 percent of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10 percent will develop hypertension during the first months of antiretrovi
Developer Monolith has released a16-minute gameplay demo of the new Lord of the Rings game, Middle-earth: Shadow of War. The demo shows off a more robust version of the Nemesis System that was first
The White House says there's a big difference between the leaking of classified information and the hacking of the email account of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman
The Premier League gets the power to block computer servers that power pirated video streams.
The Premier League gets the power to block computer servers that power pirated video streams.
The runaway immune response to infection called sepsis is difficult to diagnose, and even more difficult to treat. Now, researchers have discovered a biomarker called methylthioadenosine (MTA) that ca
As more states consider legalizing recreational marijuana, a range of arguments for and against legalization is swirling around the national conversation. Which of these arguments resonate most strong
Research findings that first had scientists scratching their heads have turned out to be 'quite revolutionary,' according to study leaders. The scientists found that in a competition between two appar
Significant levels of cancer-causing benzene in e-cigarette vapors can form when the devices are operated at high power, scientists have found.
Facebook has dabbled in virtual reality technology in the past for its users and they’ll soon have an easier way to find VR content. Facebook announced Wednesday the launch of Facebook 360, an app
H&M has announced it will be debuting its very first unisex denim line, Denim United. The Swedish retailer said the Denim United collection, which will debut later this month, will include a se
Just a couple years ago, the idea of asking questions to a voice -controlled speaker would seem completely foreign. Now there are multiple devices to choose from, with more on the way. That competit
Snapchat introduced three filters on International Women's Day honoring famous women.             
With his newest album, “Divide,” out now, Ed Sheeran has just announced the North American dates for his 2017 world tour. Officially titled the Ed Sheeran World Tour 2017, the “Castle on the Hi
“Cash Me Outside” star Danielle Bregoli isn’t the easiest person to find on Instagram—and that’s because of her account name. Instead of her real name, Bregoli uses the handle @BhadBhabie.
New analysis of DNA trapped in ancient dental plaque suggests the early human relatives treated pain with salicylic acid.
Amid protests across the country for gender equality that largely oppose President Donald Trump and his policies, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton posted her thoughts on Int
It’s no secret that “Black Ink Crew” star Ceaser Emmanuel has been spending time with “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Karlie Redd, but could the two finally be getting serious?
Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. is reevaluating its approach.
Apple is rumored to release three new iPhone models this year, two of them will be revamped versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with the highly anticipated iPhone 8, which is expected t
The event has taken place since 1909 but takes greater importance in 2017.
Boston charter schools this year received 35,000 applications, more than double the 13,000 applications that were received last year.
Boston charter schools this year received 35,000 applications, more than double the 13,000 applications that were received last year.
Most Americans still seem to be waiting for President Donald Trump to make some sort of presidential pivot, potentially involving a softer, more uplifting tone on issues like immigration and national
Researchers with a German archaeological mission in Egypt discovered 66 well-preserved statues of Sekhmet near Luxor, the site of the ancient city Thebes.
The Bogoslof Volcano of Alaska that's been active since mid-December has erupted again and sends ash cloud all over the Aleutian Islands in the United States.
After weeks of speculation, The Undertaker finally challenged Roman Reigns to a match at WrestleMania 33 on “Monday Night Raw.” Now the question remains whether or not the Deadman will win at WWE
The latest rumor regarding Apple's next flagship smartphone suggests it will be called 'iPhone Edition' and although it will be announced in Sept., it will not officially be released until much late
CubeSat indicator experiments prove potatoes can grow on Mars. The findings show potatoes can also grow under extreme conditions on Earth.
Researchers at the Australian National University have designed a handheld device that can analyze chemicals in objects. It was inspired by the tricorder from Star Trek which analyzes living things.
Tinder is donating $250,000 to charities around the world for International Women's Day and you can tell them which organizations you want them to fund. 
Where in the world is Richard Simmons? A popular new podcast, called Missing Richard Simmons , seeks to find the truth about the mysterious whereabouts of the former exercise guru.   About three y
Key take-aways from the latest WikiLeaks document dump.
The U.S. and Russia blocked an attempt this week by Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies to take positions from Kurdish forces that have recently allied with the Syrian army in northern Syria, resultin
Following the release of her Nicki Minaj diss, “shETHER,” Remy Ma became the talk of the hip-hop world, but it seems like the “All the Way Up” rapper is having second thoughts about her lyric
Amazon has traditionally been an online retailer, but the company’s brick and mortar footprint will soon expand. It is working on its 10th retail store location, which is set to open later this y
Climate scientists say last month was the second warmest February on record in the United States
An apartment in Trump Tower’s Midtown Manhattan location was available for rent on Airbnb before President Donald Trump moved into the White House, according to a Monday New York Times report. The
Don’t shell out for the latest flagship smartphones just yet. Check out these awesome accessories for the phone you already own.
The Globecruiser Family 7500, built by Austrian company Action Mobil, measures 10 metres in length and was built to last for days in the wilderness without stopping off for fuel or water.
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