Monday, June 2, 2014
Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain.
Several new targeted therapies have shown promise against advanced cancers of the blood, lungs, ovaries, and thyroid, according to research released Saturday at a major U.S. cancer conference.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
The United Nations is teaming up with top sailors to conduct scientific research in remote areas of the oceans during a non-stop race around the globe.
At a time when mankind's encroachment on habitats is increasingly leading species to extinction, scientists have discovered a mass migration of animals in Africa that reaches farther than any other documented on the continent.
Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
A sleek, white gumdrop-shaped space capsule that aims to carry up to seven astronauts to the International Space Station and return to land anywhere on Earth was unveiled Thursday by SpaceX.
Google began late Thursday letting people in Europe formally request to be “forgotten” by the world's leading Internet search service.
UN peacekeeping missions should deploy more drones and state-of the art technology to become more effective, limit boots on the ground and keep aid workers safer, their chief said Thursday.
Friday, May 30, 2014
A Japanese stem cell scientist, under pressure over inconsistencies in her groundbreaking research, has agreed to retract one of the two papers published in the respected journal Nature, reports said Thursday.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A Russian spacecraft carrying a three-man crew docked successfully at the International Space Station on Thursday following a flawless launch.