Ever wondered how insects can walk on windows and geckos on ceilings without falling down? A German scientist and his team are trying to find the answers.
Lakes have been heating up around the world. Protecting streams, reducing pollution and creating sanctuaries for sensitive species could go a long way toward making lakes more resilient to climate change.
Everyone likes butterflies. They're beautiful and they don't sting or bite us. But these colorful insects have seen a dramatic decline in the past few decades. And the reason why is even more alarming.
Those who have experienced an extraordinary event like an eclipse say it's the most amazing thing they’ve ever seen. The total eclipse of the sun seems like a good enough reason to collect some interesting facts about it.
A total solar eclipse has completed its path from coast-to-coast across the United States. Millions of people observed the rare celestial event.
Southern Europe and British Columbia have been devastated by wildfires this summer. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now, and this could be the new normal.
With significant advances in robotics and AI, technology leaders have called for safeguards to avoid "destabilizing effects." They warned that "once this Pandora's box is opened, it will be hard to close."
The Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the last days of World War Two after it had delivered components for the atomic bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima. Microsoft founder Paul Allen's team found the wreck.
The Vjosa in southern Albania is the last free-flowing river in Europe and is crucial to thousands of livelihoods. But the Balkan frenzy over hydropower threatens the future of the entire valley.
If you don't know what to do with your old school books and scraps of paper, why not roll up your sleeves and make them into new paper with flower petals in for a nice smell and a pretty look.
Huge amounts of bombs and grenades rest at the bottom of the North Sea and Baltic Sea. But the risk of them exploding should be the least of our worries.
Heads up, please! Otherwise, you might miss an impressive spectacle in the forest canopy: Trees seem to be very courteous when it comes to their wooden pals.
A European safety agency has issued a safety warning concerning Airbus's A350-941 passenger planes. A software update is to prevent potential engine explosions caused by hydraulic pump overheating.
A landmark UK Brexit survey has revealed that companies active in Britain's farm-to-fork sector expect to face a serious lack of workers, should there be an abrupt reduction of employees from the EU post-Brexit.
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi has called the bank's ultra-loose monetary policy a success, but admitted there were gaps in understanding the effects of the "new tools" on the real economy.
The world’s most powerful central bankers are gathering in the US to exchange views over the myriad of problems and uncertainties they confront. But they will do their utmost not to send any clear signal to the markets.
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