Listening to music can get pedestrians run over

Crossing the street while listening to music is highly dangerous, say researchers - even more so than talking on the phone.

Earth better at shedding heat than believed

Data from NASA's Terra satellite shows that, when the climate warms, the atmosphere's more efficient at releasing energy to space than believed.

Satellite images reveal 17 lost Egyptian pyramids

An archaeologist at the University of Alabama in Birmingham says she's discovered 17 lost pyramids in Egypt - without even leaving her desk.

Horde of killer crabs invades Antarctic

"It’s like a scene out of a sci-fi movie," says the team – millions of king crabs marching up from the deep waters of the Antarctic to conquer territory they haven't visited for hundreds of thousands of years.

Cosmic radiation damages astronauts' hearts

Long-distance space travel could harm astronauts' arteries, say University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers.