During sunset on Saturday, three planets will form a bright cluster in the western sky known as the Dance of the Planets.
New information has surfaced in the odd tale of the British king buried in a car park. King Richard III's remains, which were discovered August under a parking lot in Leicester, England, were laid to rest in a grave researchers are now saying was "badly prepared" and "untidy."
The European Union has approved restrictions on three pesticides to better protect dwindling bee populations, to enter into force by December.
Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
The California businessman behind a controversial ocean fertilization project off B.C.'s west coast has been fired, but the group behind the project says it still supports the concept.
Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
Customizable objects from plastic dollhouse furniture to medical prosthetics can now be designed and printed out by almost anyone at the press of a button, and is going to lead to an 'explosion of new stuff,' predicts author Chris Anderson.
Importers of popular electronics such as big-screen TVs and MP3 players are ramping up their fight against federal tariff changes, accusing the government of misleading them by offering tariff breaks that it planned to claw back later.
While the real Chris Hadfield reacclimates to Earth gravity and performs experiments in Houston, a parody of the Canadian astronaut is recreating some of his famous space moments, but with decidedly terrestrial results.
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
Following hack attacks on the Twitter accounts of The Associated Press, the Financial Times and other media organizations by the Syrian Electronic Army, Twitter has rolled out a new feature to help prevent unauthorized logins to a user's accounts.
Canadians' trust in the digital economy is at risk because our laws don't have enough teeth to compel companies to protect consumers' privacy, Canada's privacy commissioner says.
Two media outlets reported last week that they had seen a cellphone video of Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack, a claim that has gone global. If a video does surface, how easy would it be to determine its authenticity? CBC News asked video forensic analyst David McKay.
Canadians will finally be able to purchase Amazon's Kindle Fire HD tablet starting June 13, two years after the first generation of the device became available in the U.S., the company announced Thursday.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law Wednesday a novel measure aimed at protecting companies from so-called patent trolling, the practice of making deceptive claims of patent infringement in the hopes of collecting licensing or settlement money.
Bacteria that can live and multiply in High Arctic permafrost at temperatures well below the freezing point of water have been discovered by a Canadian-led team of researchers, offering clues about the types of organisms that might exist in similar extreme environments elsewhere in our solar system.
The Harper government's recent bid to give police more information about Internet users would have unlocked numerous revealing personal details — from web-surfing habits to names of friends, says a new study by the federal privacy watchdog.
Google Canada has marked the 140th anniversary of the founding of the North-West Mounted Police, the force that would later merge with the Dominion Police to become the RCMP.
It's not foolproof or without its critics, but U.S. judges are increasingly turning to UrbanDictionary.com - a web-based, crowdsourced dictionary with more than 7 million entries - to decipher street slang and pop culture jargon in court cases.
James Cameron, the Canadian director who took moviegoers to The Abyss and to the extraterrestrial worlds of Aliens and Avatar, tells The Current about his real-life journey to an alien world in the deepest part of the world's oceans.