Some people are better at navigating cocktail parties, family gatherings, and office meetings. And, as it turns out, they are better at the Internet, too.
Scientists have discovered five planets, slightly smaller than the Earth, orbiting a star in a system almost as old as our universe.
Six more cases of measles have been confirmed in California following an outbreak at Disneyland that began in December, public health officials said, raising to...
Under stress certain genes in the placenta are modified including one which affects cells that regulate growth and nutrient uptake in babies, a study says.
After enduring severe criticism in previous disasters, Uber is capping how much fares can be increased during the major snowstorm that's hitting the US.
Disneyland sought to reassure visitors that the theme park was safe amid a measles outbreak that began there in late December and prompted state health officials...
The braided beard on a mask of pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy last year after it detached, Egyptian Museum conservators say.
Many cases of the disorder might actually be a more subtle form of fetal alcohol syndrome, one study suggests.
Here, an 18-year-old woman from the Great Lakes region describes her romantic relationship of almost two years with the biological father she met after 12 years...
How challenging is it to protect the environment in a region affected by conflict?
A US company has produced a two-seat neighbourhood car created on a 3D printer, and plans to put it on sale later in the year.
There is increasing evidence that bilingualism can affect how the brain works.
Through the analysis of data, such as Facebook "likes", computers can be a better judge of people's personalities, researchers say.
The world's biggest subscription video on demand service is expected to be launched in Australia in a few months, but there are already claims the arrival of...
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With marriage equality imminent, few social issues affect the entire group equally.
Korean Air chief Cho Yang-Ho has appeared in court and apologised for his daughter who caused a now notorious "nut rage" incident on a taxiing plane.
Nepalese law prohibits marriage before age 18, but the practice remains common in the poor, predominantly Hindu communities along the border with northern India.
The proportion of Australians who were born overseas has reached its highest level in 120 years.
Why is one of Australia’s best-known contemporary artists associating himself with the cause of two convicted drug smugglers?
Australians have taken to Twitter to criticise an obituary for the author, who died yesterday at the age of 77.