Scientists have discovered how to cloak information so that it appears to have never been sent at all, offering hopes of eventual ultra-secret communications schemes.
Joyce Brothers dies: After getting her start on 'The $64,000 Question,' Joyce Brothers offered advice on talk shows and in Good Housekeeping columns for decades.
Clothing will not just be embedded with devices, but actually will be devices, from belly band fetal monitors to shirts that charge your cell phone to dresses that release insecticide on command.
After 17 years out of sight and under foot, billions of noisy, bulge-eyed Brood II cicadas are crawling out of the ground in the eastern US to mate, hatch offspring, and start the cycle anew.
Mars One plans to put four astronaut-explorers on Mars by 2023, but they will take steps to avoid contaminating any lifeforms already on Mars.
Earth permanently deformed: New research suggests that large-scale temblors can leave permanent scars on the crust of our planet.
Earth permanently deformed? The Earth's crust is relatively elastic, but earthquakes of more than magnitude 7 will leave the planet permanently deformed, says new research.
Samuel Evans Stokes spent years trying to persuade his neighbors in the Himalayas to grow apples, giving away plants freely until locals took to apple farming and Indians took to Red Delicious.
Months before the Pulitzer Prize committee got there, the Monitor's book critics had already let readers know that these four books were something special. Here's why.
Mumbai’s new sardine bounty is an example of how warmer temperatures may be redrawing the world’s geographic distribution of food with potential implications for what and how we eat.