Scientists find DNA of first-ever bubonic plague, warn of new outbreaks

Scientists find DNA of first-ever bubonic plague, warn of new outbreaks

[2014-01-28 20:14:29]
Scientists have reconstructed the genome of the first recorded bubonic plague and compared it to two...
44 HD films a second: Team in UK manages fastest ever ‘real world’ internet speeds

44 HD films a second: Team in UK manages fastest ever ‘real world’ internet speeds

[2014-01-23 19:09:26]
Remember a time when 256Kbps offered a broadband revolution in permanent connectivity? Those days truly belong...
Swedish doctors transplant 9 wombs, women prepare to get pregnant

Swedish doctors transplant 9 wombs, women prepare to get pregnant

[2014-01-13 17:54:17]
Swedish doctors have completed a pioneer project successfully transplanting wombs to nine women. While doctors say...
Successful HIV treatment may be on the way – German researchers

Successful HIV treatment may be on the way – German researchers

[2013-12-19 17:00:54]
Biomedicine researchers at Dresden's Technical University have made several successful attempts to treat HIV virus with...
Minus credibility? Antarctic record low temperature disputed

Minus credibility? Antarctic record low temperature disputed

[2013-12-09 15:54:34]
American scientists claim they have found the coldest place on Earth - in Antarctica, where temperatures...
EU-approved 'safe' air pollution levels causing early deaths - study

EU-approved 'safe' air pollution levels causing early deaths - study

[2013-12-09 15:46:09]
Air pollution in the European Union is causing premature deaths even when levels meet quality guidelines,...
GMOs linked to gluten disorders plaguing 18 million Americans

GMOs linked to gluten disorders plaguing 18 million Americans

[2013-11-27 10:33:44]
Genetically modified foods such as soy and corn may be responsible for a number of gluten-related...
Bioengineers promise to 3D-print human hearts in a decade

Bioengineers promise to 3D-print human hearts in a decade

[2013-11-23 13:39:36]
Scientists in Kentucky predict that they’ll be able to use 3D printer technology to create a...
Academy of Sciences reform bill passes Lower House

Academy of Sciences reform bill passes Lower House

[2013-09-19 12:37:35]
The State Duma has given its final approval to the controversial document that deprives Russia’s Academy...
Inventor Elon Musk reveals new super-fast ‘Hyperloop’ transport

Inventor Elon Musk reveals new super-fast ‘Hyperloop’ transport

[2013-08-13 16:55:16]
The billionaire inventor and entrepreneur behind PayPal and SpaceX unveiled details on Monday about a new...
Chelyabinsk meteorite may have gang of siblings – study

Chelyabinsk meteorite may have gang of siblings – study

[2013-08-06 13:25:51]
The Chelyabinsk meteorite that hit Russia in February, injuring over a thousand, may have stemmed from...
Superman memory crystal: 5D nano-glass to preserve data for million years

Superman memory crystal: 5D nano-glass to preserve data for million years

[2013-07-11 20:13:27]
A research group in Britain has recorded data into a crystal of nanostructured glass. This future...
Rescue roaches: Scientists make cyber-critters blaze trails in disaster zones

Rescue roaches: Scientists make cyber-critters blaze trails in disaster zones

[2013-06-29 16:58:15]
US researchers have used video game technology to create new species of ‘cyborg cockroaches’: remote-controlled insects...
Cell out? Successful embryo stem cell cloning draws moral fire

Cell out? Successful embryo stem cell cloning draws moral fire

[2013-05-16 16:27:19]
A new landmark stem cell technique in therapeutic cloning opens new horizons in treating rare diseases...
Northern exposure: Ice melt inspires race for Arctic riches

Northern exposure: Ice melt inspires race for Arctic riches

[2013-05-15 21:25:32]
Six countries have broken the ice and won Arctic Council observer status at the latest conference....
Bioengineering breakthrough? US researchers successfully implant lab-grown rat kidney

Bioengineering breakthrough? US researchers successfully implant lab-grown rat kidney

[2013-04-15 21:33:58]
US researchers have grown a working rat kidney in a lab, and successfully transplanted it into...
Mysterious Sea of Galilee stone structure part of ancient ‘well-organized society’ - Israeli scientists

Mysterious Sea of Galilee stone structure part of ancient ‘well-organized society’ - Israeli scientists

[2013-04-11 12:21:11]
A mysterious stone structure, which was discovered at the bottom of the Sea of Galilee in...
Scientists predict thousands will die from earthquake expected anytime on US West Coast

Scientists predict thousands will die from earthquake expected anytime on US West Coast

[2013-03-16 17:32:44]
Researchers say a massive earthquake and tsunami could soon strike the Northwest US coast, killing more...
Superbug scenario: Antibiotic resistance will be ‘catastrophe’ on par with terrorism

Superbug scenario: Antibiotic resistance will be ‘catastrophe’ on par with terrorism

[2013-03-11 19:20:21]
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs will push medical science back to the 19th century, with people dying of minor...
New theory ‘rewrites’ Stonehenge history

New theory ‘rewrites’ Stonehenge history

[2013-03-10 15:53:16]
New research has shed fresh light on Stonehenge’s past, suggesting that it was originally a graveyard...
Russian scientists discover unidentified bacteria in sub-glacial Lake Vostok

Russian scientists discover unidentified bacteria in sub-glacial Lake Vostok

[2013-03-07 17:00:59]
Russian researchers have found unidentified bacteria in waters of the unique sub-glacial Lake Vostok. However, this...
DARPA scientists want to create database of all conversations

DARPA scientists want to create database of all conversations

[2013-03-04 22:52:19]
Your digital footprint could be getting a whole lot bigger: Pentagon scientists are searching for a...
HIV-positive baby cured with conventional drug therapy

HIV-positive baby cured with conventional drug therapy

[2013-03-04 22:42:17]
A baby girl born with HIV became the first person to be “functionally cured” using conventional...
Human intelligence is declining according to Stanford geneticist

Human intelligence is declining according to Stanford geneticist

[2013-02-19 16:43:42]
Ever can’t help but think you’re surrounded by idiots? A leading scientist at Stanford University thinks...
Meteorite fragments found at Chebarkul Lake in Russian Urals

Meteorite fragments found at Chebarkul Lake in Russian Urals

[2013-02-18 09:37:46]
Scientists have confirmed the extra-terrestrial origin of dozens of tiny fragments found near Chebarkul Lake in...


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