17 Jan 2017
A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate.
While scientists have previously observed "virgin births"...
06 Jan 2017
In case you've ever wondered what connects your intestine to your abdomen, there's a word -- and now, a single organ -- for that: the mesentery. But don't worry; you haven't grown a new organ. It's always been there,...
03 Jan 2017
Animal testing for the treatment of cancer using gold has been concluded and has shown promising results, said Egyptian researcher and head of the cancer treatment with gold nanoparticles research team, Professor Mostafa al-Sayed....
21 Dec 2016
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said Wednesday that archaeologists found compelling evidence for new tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan.
The head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities department at the ministry, Mahmoud Afify, announced...
16 Dec 2016
E-CIGARETTE use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern", the US Surgeon General warned Thursday, sparking disagreement from experts in Britain where the devices are seen more favourably....
01 Dec 2016
Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn't get too excited about the results of animal studies, and he doesn't make house calls.
But when a drug already taken by thousands of people for intestinal conditions appeared to control the monkey version...
19 Nov 2016
Children who’ve had cancer may be more likely to receive the follow-up care they need in adulthood if their parents take the time to teach them how to interact with doctors while they’re young, a recent study suggests.
23 Oct 2016
Scientists say Europe's experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel because it was traveling too fast.
Pictures taken by a NASA satellite show a black spot where the...
16 Oct 2016
Singapore Airlines (SIAL.SI) said on Saturday it has banned Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones from all its flights and any passenger carrying one will not be allowed to board its planes.
The U.S. Department of Transportation...
14 Oct 2016
Facebook has taken the unusual step of shutting down ads for an entire nation.
The social network said it has turned off ads in Thailand following the death of the country's deeply revered king. It's the first time Facebook has...