Directed by Saul Bass, who is celebrated Wednesday with a Google Doodle, the 1974 sci-fi flick 'Phase IV,' depicts ants developing a superior intelligence.
Massive mats of invasive water hyacinth are creeping their way across the lake, severely disrupting local fishermen and sending scientists scrambling for a way to stop the runaway weed.
The ancestors of dinosaurs might have established themselves in present-day Tanzania and Zambia, suggest newly discovered fossils.
Monkees announce tour: The Monkees reunion tour will kick off July 15 and could expand into an international tour, according to band member Micky Dolenz. Tickets for the Monkees summer tour will go on sale May 3.
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.
After sweeping US budget cuts, the Pentagon is testing new tools to stop drug trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean: a blimp tethered to the back of a boat and a hand-launched drone.
Ford says growth in US and China is making up for declines in Europe and South America. Ford quarterly revenue rises 10 percent and net income goes up 15 percent.
An international study used tree rings and pollen to build the first record of global climate change, continent by continent, over 2,000 years.
Despite complaints from some Venezuelans that Sunday's election had irregularities, analysts say leaders in the region will likely support Mr. Maduro’s election in order to maintain stability.
Ship on fire in Antarctica: A Chinese factory fishing ship caught fire Wednesday just off the coast of Antarctica and 97 crew members were rescued. The ship did not sink.