The world was supposed to end in May 2011, according to one prophecy, unless that was really just the beginning of the end, in which case the end of the end is set for Wednesday.
A hero rat seen carrying a large slice of New York pizza down a subway staircase becomes an online sensation and an inspiration to us all.
A "Conan" sketch Wednesday tells the inside tale of how the Internet's latest rodent hero managed to get his grubby hands on the slice of pizza in the first place.
The pizza-toting subway rat has some competition from a photogenic New York City park squirrel with a hankering for a dairy-based dessert.
By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."
Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.
Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.
Technically Incorrect: In a tale of deep humanity, a woman discovers that her man has fallen not for a new love, but for a fake. It's what she did next that might be most surprising.
Scientists at the U of M believe they have proof that rats feel the same sense of missed opportunity as humans do.