Discovery takes off on final flight to museum

2012-04-17 20:36:59

The space shuttle Discovery took off on its final voyage on Tuesday, on a piggyback jet ride to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Virginia annex.

Old pictures of Titanic

2012-04-11 10:07:46

The Titanic was considered unsinkable but foundered in frigid Atlantic waters off Newfoundland after striking an iceberg.

World's oldest clown is still making them laugh

2012-04-07 07:44:04

Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore is one of the quieter acts in the circus. His larger-than-life clown shoes shuffle methodically as he works the crowd, igniting surprised giggles and wonder from children who look up to encounter Creekmore's wrinkled eyes smiling through thick makeup.

Google goggles set to be a hit

2012-04-05 14:19:56

Google Inc is getting into the eyewear business with a pair of thin wraparound shades.

Climate change could lift sea level

2012-03-20 15:01:58

The Earth's sea levels could rise up to 22 meters in the distant future.

Heavy men more likely to have sperm issues: study

2012-03-16 09:51:37

Heavy men are more likely than their peers with more normal weights to have low sperm counts.

Parliaments around the world

2012-03-13 22:36:40

Parliaments in Asia, Europe, America and Africa.

Animal of the day - For animal lovers

2012-03-13 10:36:04

Elizabeth, a Lhasa Apso, walks around the parade ring before winning Best in Show.

Researchers to study on alcoholic liver cirrhosis

2012-03-12 13:35:40

researchers will soon be testing the genes to work out why some heavy drinkers develop liver cirrhosis.

Study: Old flu drug speeds brain injury recovery

2012-03-02 07:00:56

Researchers are reporting the first treatment to speed recovery from severe brain injuries caused by falls and car crashes.

One leg removed in first quadruple transplant

2012-02-27 00:07:43

Turkish surgeons were forced to remove one leg from a patient who had received the world's first quadruple transplant at a Turkish university hospital.

Scientists doubtful the end is near

2012-02-21 14:37:15

If you're banking on the world to end on December 21 with the conclusion of the Mayan calendar, you're in a minority, mainstream scientists said.