Ancient manuscripts written by Arabic scholars can provide valuable meteorological information to help modern scientists reconstruct the climate of the past, a new study has revealed. The research, published in Weather, analyses ...
Not all that glitters is gold. Sometimes it is just bacteria trying to get ahead in life.
European neanderthals were on the verge of extinction even before the arrival of modern humans: study
New findings from an international team of researchers show that most neanderthals in Europe died off around 50,000 years ago.
Thousands rallied Sunday in Malaysia in the biggest protest yet against an Australian miner's rare earths plant, as the opposition vowed to shut down the facility if it came to power.
Climate change is altering the face of the Himalayas, devastating farming communities and making Mount Everest increasingly treacherous to climb, some of the world's top mountaineers have warned.
(AP) -- A judge is pushing back the federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday that BP PLC was making some progress in settlement talks with a committee overseeing scores of lawsuits, ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Slowing or preventing the development of Alzheimers disease, a fatal brain condition expected to hit one in 85 people globally by 2050, may be as simple as ensuring a brain proteins sugar levels ...
British energy giant BP is prepared for a multi-billion-dollar US legal case into the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill to last until 2014, its chief executive told the Sunday Telegraph.
Nelson Mandela's health scares send Twitter into overdrive, but South African officials made savvier use of social media to keep the world informed on the global icon's latest medical woe.
Asian mobile telecom giants Huawei and LG on Sunday launched a new generation of ultra rapid smartphones, in a race to catch up with market leaders Apple and Samsung.