New Horizons – en route to Pluto – is currently out of hibernation for a series of engineering and navigation checks, which will continue until the end of August 2014.
Nature itself puts up a roadblock to hurricane prediction – minor variations in the atmosphere – too small for seasonal forecast models to capture.
The last below-average global temperature for June was in 1976 and the last below-average global temperature for any month was February 1985.
Hard evidence that Alzheimer’s can be slowed by physical and mental exercise, a diet rich in plants, and by monitoring risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
On July 17, 1975, a famous first handshake between nations in space.
Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?
Are your friends like family? Maybe more than you know. Friends who aren’t biologically related may still resemble each other genetically.
Rammasun, also called Glenda, intensified before making landfall earlier today. Typhoon status of 175 kph/110 mph expected as it passes very close to Manila.
Like in humans, excess fat in elephants can contribute to the development of heart disease, arthritis, a shorter lifespan and infertility, say researchers.