Chinese officials are blaming fraudulent project approval procedures and slow construction of pollution control facilities for increased pollution.
South Korean scientists say they plan to begin marketing an advanced robot that can be programmed by personal computers.
By combining a compound produced by the plant St. John’s wort with polymeric nanoparticles, researchers at the University of Geneva in Switzerland have developed a promising method for treating ovarian tumors using light. ...
Why are some males faithful, stay-at-home partners while others sleep around, with no strings attached? In mountain brushtail possums, it turns out to depend on how disturbed their home is.
Samsung Electronics has developed the first 70-inch LCD panel for use in the consumer TV market. Currently, the largest LCD TV screen size is 65 inches. The company will unveil its 70-inch LCD HDTV at the International Meeting ...
The watchdog for Britain's National Health Service won't allow doctors to prescribe two new drugs for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer.
A 29-year-old farmer is believed to be Britain's first fatal case of rabbit flu.
Italian scientists say an endangered species of marine turtle -- loggerhead turtles -- are appearing along Italy's southern shores in increasing numbers.
In the new study, Scripps research team tested a variety of compounds that inhibited a class of enzymes known as histone deacetylases in a cell line derived from blood cells from a Fredreich's ataxia sufferer. One of these ...
A new synthetic treatment inspired by ancient Greek and Chinese remedies could offer pain relief to millions of patients with arthritis and nerve damage, a new University of Edinburgh study suggests.