CARDIFF, Wales, May 16 (UPI) -- British researchers say new technology can read "unreadable," fragile historic documents that could crack and crumble if unrolled or unfolded.
AUSTIN, Texas, May 16 (UPI) -- Invasive "crazy ants" displacing native fire ants across the southeastern United States could have dramatic effects on the region's ecosystem, researchers say.
LONDON, May 16 (UPI) -- Four British members of the hacking group Lulzsec, which carried out a series of high profile cyber-attacks in 2011, have been sentenced.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16 (UPI) -- African frogs imported into the United States for early 20th century pregnancy tests carried a deadly disease that has decimated amphibians, researchers say.
TUCSON, May 15 (UPI) -- U.S. astronomers say images from a spacecraft orbiting Mars suggest the Red Planet is still a target for cosmic impacts, experiencing hundreds each year.
CARDIFF, Wales, May 15 (UPI) -- India's tigers are facing extinction owing to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners and the resultant lack of genetic diversity, scientists say.
VICTORIA, British Columbia, May 15 (UPI) -- Climate change and warming oceans are gradually changing which fish are being featured in seafood markets around the world, Canadian researchers say.
ATHENS, Ohio, May 15 (UPI) -- Two fossil discoveries in Africa are the oldest evidence yet found of the evolutionary split between Old World monkeys and apes, researchers say.
MADISON, Wis., May 15 (UPI) -- A giant experiment buried beneath the South Pole's ice has recorded the first neutrinos ever detected originating outside our solar system, researchers say.
TIMMINS, Ontario, May 15 (UPI) -- A reservoir deep underground in Canada holds water that may be 1 billion years old, possibly the oldest water on Earth, researchers say.
PORTLAND, Ore., May 15 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say they've reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body.
WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- The future of the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope mission is in jeopardy after a part that helps it point to cosmic targets failed, NASA said Wednesday.
DURHAM, England, May 15 (UPI) -- Human intelligence can no longer be explained as just the evolutionary increase in the size of the brain's frontal lobes, British researchers say.
USK, Wash., May 15 (UPI) -- Officials in Washington are waging a campaign against a non-native fish invading from the East but some anglers say they are opposed to the war on the species.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, May 15 (UPI) -- European scientists say a newly identified kind of ichthyosaur, a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs, gives new insights into the creatures.