In the badlands of northwestern Mexico scientists have discovered the fossil remains of a previously unknown creature that lived many millions of years ago. The name is hard to pronounce but the creature easy to define: spunky.
A trio of scientists earned the 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for unlocking revolutionary treatments for malaria and roundworm, helping to roll back two parasitic diseases that blight millions of lives.
A week of Nobel prize announcements kicks off Monday with the medicine prize, while the most closely-watched award, the Nobel Peace Prize, is seen possibly honouring work to help refugees to a better life.
In a surgical procedure that is being hailed as "miraculous," a 16-month-old child had his head reattached to his neck after suffering an internal decapitation as the result of an automobile accident.
Injecting yourself with a bacterium that's 3.5 million years old is either the dumbest thing a person could do, or it's brilliant. But that is exactly what a Russian scientist has done, in a quest to see if Bacillus F has the answer to eternal life.
A report from the U.K. Government Chief Scientific Adviser outlines the scope of the Government Office for Science for the next five years. The report discusses government policy and funding of external agencies.
Author Dr. Jim Penman PhD discusses the future of western civilization in his new book – turns out, the future for many of us isn't pretty, and the content within 'Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West' let's us in on the reason why.
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There are thousands of viruses in the world, and detecting which virus is responsible for an illness in humans or animals can end up being an exhausting exercise, often involving numerous tests. A new test called ViroCap will make diagnosis easier.
Feminist advocates have been making the point for years that women don’t get the support and breaks that men get. Now, the numbers are backing them up. New grim stats are showing how wide the financial gaps are.
In the dark depths of the nighttime ocean, marine biologists filmed something they had never seen before: A sea turtle glowing a brilliant green and red.
The turtle is the first reptile that scientists have observed with this trait.
Standing before the majestic gold, ochre and white frescos of Tutankhamun's tomb, British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves on Monday passionately defended his daring theory that Nefertiti is buried in a secret chamber.
It is a shipwreck that has been dubbed the 'Titanic of the Ancient World' and though found at the start of the last century it remains a source of "fabulous finds." Famous for revealing the wondrous Antikythera Mechanism, it is now revealing even more.