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Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree

Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor. An...
A concept view of the passenger section of the windowless plane. (Photo courtesy Centre for Process Innovation)

World’s first windowless plane set to take off

World’s first windowless plane set to take off Kounteya Sinha,TNN | Oct 27, 2014 LONDON : The world’s first windowless plane is all set...
College Students Participate in Model UN Conference at UN Headquarters in New York

UN Day: Harness Your Power as a Global Citizen

UN Day Challenge: Harness Your Power as a Global Citizen. Become someone who is more engaged on global issues Posted by Ashli L. Savoy...
The console where the heart is "reactivated" is being called the heart-in-a-box machine

Surgeons transplant heart that had stopped beating

Surgeons transplant heart that had stopped beating By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website, 24 October 2014 Surgeons in Australia say they have...
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Wow! Did You Know Cows Did These 10 Things?

Wow! Did You Know Cows Did These 10 Things? Many people are happy to acknowledge the impressive mental capabilities of dolphins and dogs, yet...
Michaela DePrince appearing in Black Swan with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Photo by Rachel Neville.

From Refugee to Rising Ballet Star

To start out life on the war-torn streets of Sierra Leone and end up a rising star of the ballet world seems an impossible...
The 60 clips already released by Nasa include astronaut voices and spacecraft sounds

Nasa launches free sound library

The Eagle has landed: Nasa launches free sound library. Historical audio from Nasa missions has been uploaded to a free sound library. More than...
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How the world loved the swastika

Is the ancient symbol lost in foreign propaganda? How the world loved the swastika – until Hitler stole it By Mukti Jain Campion Kiev...
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Indian-origin student Sahil Doshi named America’s Top Young Scientist

Indian-origin student Sahil Doshi named America’s Top Young Scientist IANS  Washington, October 22, 2014 Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014...
The oldest bone from a modern human was found in western Siberia, near the area pictured above.

45,000-Year-Old Bone Pinpoints Era of Human-Neanderthal Sex

An ancient thigh bone unearthed in Siberia reveals that humans and Neanderthals first mated 50,000 years ago, officially bringing Neanderthal traits into the human...