Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Taiwan and Israel should step up cooperation in developing medical devices as both sides enjoy advanced technology and well-trained professionals, experts said yesterday at a seminar aimed at promoting such cooperation.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made its first powered flight Monday, breaking the sound barrier in a test over the Mojave Desert that moves the company closer to its goal of flying paying passengers on brief hops into space.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Charges have been filed against a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari, police in the southern Indian state of Kerala said Monday.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Conservationists Sunday accused Australia of failing to protect the Great Barrier Reef from massive industrial development as they launched a multimillion-dollar campaign to drum up awareness.
An Asian gourmet dished out US$36,750 at a New York auction to have dinner for four with famed chef Ferran Adria.
Several dozen Humboldt penguins sun themselves along the coast of an islet in central Chile where the majestic birds coming here to nest once numbered in the thousands.
When applications began to be accepted for a program to create a settlement on Mars, more than 600 Chinese applied in the first 72 hours. The Mars One project, launched by a Dutch nonprofit organization, plans to bring four humans to Mars in 2023 to make it their home. In the first three days that began April 22, as many as 20,000 people from around the world submitted applications online, and the project founder expects to attract up to 500,000 overall.
The foodies gathered behind a velvet rope at this Chicago bistro may have been francophiles, but the servers still had trouble tempting them into eating frog's legs and snails.
A century after the first climber reached the summit of North America's tallest peak, a growing movement of Alaskans is seeking to have it renamed Denali, a moniker meaning “the High One” that is traditionally used by Native Alaskans.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Mozambique's elephant population risks being obliterated within a decade unless tight anti-poaching measures are introduced, conservationists have warned.