In a historic announcement, scientists said Thursday they have for the first time directly detected the existence of gravitational waves, which were predicted 100 years ago by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics.
U.S. president Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a new cybersecurity "national action plan" calling for an overhaul of aging government networks and a high-level commission to boost security awareness.
On November 12, 2014, in a first for space exploration, robot lab Philae was dropped onto the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a 10-year, 6.5-billion-kilometre (four-billion-mile) journey through space piggybacking on mothership Rosetta.
This is what a band-aid in the future might look like. It's a stretchable hydrogel that in many ways mimics the properties of human tissue.
Yahoo on Tuesday said it is cutting 15 percent of its workforce and narrowing its focus as it explores "strategic alternatives".
Nuclear threats and climate change pose strong threats to the planet and a symbolic "doomsday" clock will stay at three minutes to midnight.
Satellite imagery analysis suggests North Korea may be preparing a long-range ballistic missile launch, Japan's Kyodo News reported Thursday, citing a Japanese government source.
Facebook Inc smashed investors' expectations with a 52-percent jump in quarterly revenue as it sold more ads targeted at a fast-growing number of mobile users, sending its shares sharply higher after hours.
Apple on Tuesday forecast that this quarter would see the first decline in iPhone sales since the smartphones were introduced in 2007.
UEFA has approved the use of goal-line technology in its competitions, starting with the Euro 2016 tournament in France.