| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Grown chimpanzees can't resist the power of a yawn, even if it comes from humans.
That's the result of a study involving orphaned chimpanzees rescued from Africa's illegal bush meat trade.
Elainie Madsen, an evolutionary psychologist from Sweden's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A young chimpanzee will yawn when a human does, regardless of whether the face is familiar, according to a study that suggests contagious yawning grows stronger in our primate cousins as they grow up.
Researchers yawned, gaped or wiped their nose in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:18 AM
STOCKHOLM — Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller won the Nobel prize for economics on Monday for developing new methods to study trends in asset markets.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that through their separate...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:13 PM
While two theoretical physicists celebrated their Nobel Prize win for predicting the discovery of the Higgs boson, often referred to as the "God" particle, scientists at UC Irvine rejoiced in their contribution to the research that led to the accolade,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Most alcohol drinkers have probably tried hard cider at some point.
Cider becomes "hard" by grinding apples or other fruit and fermenting them. But did you know that apples falling from the ground can ferment, as well?
Fermentation is simply the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study being issued Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.
The report ranks the social and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The question on Justin Roberts' lips summed up the angst of an ever-anxious music world: "Why would anyone want to purchase a record ever again if you can just listen to it for free?"
The Chicago-based, Grammy-nominated kids musician was discussing...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Jon "Bones" Jones set a record Saturday night when he successfully defended his light-heavyweight championship at UFC 165 with a unanimous-decision victory over Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson, who gave the New Yorker all he could handle at the Air Canada...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:22 AM
When it comes to Swedish bands that have big hits with their first singles, the prospects of longevity historically haven’t been strong. Icona Pop are Caroline Hjelt, left, and Aino Jawo Take, for example, Sweden’s Ace of Base with “All....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Eric Bazilian, singer and guitarist for Philadelphia-area favorite The Hooters, says he was hesitant to play the grand opening weekend at the new Ardmore Music Hall. The Hooters, with Bazilian second from right The Ardmore was once the legendary 23......
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Pop star Nicki Minaj burned up dance floors last summer with her hit song "Starships," which set a Billboard record for its stretch of 21 consecutive weeks in the Top 10.
Clive Tanaka, meanwhile, is an underground artist who has cloaked himself in...