On May 13, an obscure mathematician — one whose talents had gone so unrecognized that he had worked at a Subway restaurant to make ends meet — garnered worldwide attention and accolades from the mathematics community for settling a long-standing open question about prime numbers.
Earthquakes deep below West Antarctica reveal an active volcano hidden beneath the massive ice sheet. The newly discovered volcano is the youngest in chain of fiery peaks in the Executive Committee Range.
(Medical Xpress)—Dentists warn us that too many sweets can cause cavities. In fact, it's not candy, but bacteria on the tooth surface that cause tooth decay. If you reduce the amount of cavity-causing bacteria, the number of cavities should decrease.
ROME (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday unveiled newly restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla, known for housing the earliest known image of the Madonna with Child — and frescoes said by some to show women priests in the early Christian church.
A man with the unusual name of Batman Suparman was jailed on Monday for two years and nine months for theft, housebreaking and consuming heroin. District Judge Wong Choon Ning could not suppress a smile when she heard his name.