A newcomer to the United States, the Japanese cockroach is reportedly more resilient to both hot and cold temperatures than your average cockroach.
Researchers in Australia claim to have found a treasure trove of freshwater beneath the ocean floor. The findings were first revealed in the scientific journal Nature Thursday. The authors of the study say there's "mounting evidence" freshwater could be found globally. The study, led by a scientist from Flinders University, says these reserves were ...
Scientists in Australia believe there are about 120,000 cubic miles of water underneath the ocean floor — 100 times more than we have used since 1900.
Move over, Peter Piper and your peck of pickled peppers. MIT researchers have come up with the world's toughest tongue twister. "It's 'pad kid poured curd pulled cold.' I don't know what it means, but researchers at MIT asked people to repeat this phrase 10 times. Most people clammed up and stopped talking ...
A new study that took almost a decade to complete shows lemon shark mothers return to the places they were born to birth their own babies.
Just in time for the holidays, and in the spirit of the upcoming Olympic games, Washington-area builders and architects joined forces to create what's being billed as the world's largest Gingerbread Sports Village. (Dec. 6)
The discovery of a bone representing humanity’s oldest known relative is something that should have scientists patting themselves on the back, but it's also got them scratching their heads. Researchers discovered the ancient humanoid remains in a cave — known as the “Sima de Los Huesos” or “Pit of Bones” — ...
'Before I Die' walls have been installed at more than 420 locations around the world. A recent batch went up this fall, including some in Milwaukee, where many of the messages touch on themes of love and happiness. (Dec. 4)
For years, instant communication has allowed bosses to place greater demands on workers. But one company is recognizing that successful employees must be able to escape from work. (Dec. 3)
One Maryland family business has been decorating the National Christmas Tree since 1954. Eleven presidents and almost 60 years later, the company prepares for this year's celebration on December 6. (Dec. 3)