Japan has said that its Antarctic whaling fleet will sail on 1 December, despite a UN legal decision that its "research ships" are actually commercial hunts.
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Rader scans reveal what could be secret corridor inside King Tutankhamun's tomb adding weight to theory that he was laid to rest in his stepmother's burial complex
Find out how and why the Earth’s climate is changing as Paris prepares to host a summit to discuss global warming.
Black Lives Matter, that increasingly catchall movement asserting black dignity, is having a major moment on college campuses across the country, including Southern California.
China has achieved the pollution reduction targets for major pollutants outlined in its 12th Five-Year Plan, six months ahead of schedule
Google "a long time ago in a galaxy far far away," and you'll see one of the better jokes that Google has hidden in its search code.
Recently I, along with at least 17 million others, visited an app via Facebook which offered to provide me with a word cloud of my most used words on the social network.
Amnesty International has expressed alarm at reports that the authorities in Saudi Arabia are planning to execute dozens of people in a single day.
About two-thirds of female academic leaders are unhappy with their work-life balance, with 85 per cent regularly working beyond normal contracted hours each week, a major survey indicates.
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