Boy band One Direction took home top prizes on Sunday at the American Music Awards as chart-topper Taylor Swift used the platform to deliver a staunch defense of traditional album buying.
Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, famous for being an artist, scientist, inventor and musician, may also have been the first to identify hurricanes, scientists say.
A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world’s deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, Nasa scientists say.
Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new research.
Taking the selfie craze to extraordinary heights, a British photographer has clicked himself atop Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper.
Researchers have developed a new technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal.