LONDON — Nearly 170 million children worldwide, including more than 2.5 million in the United States and half a million in Britain, missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine during the past years,
A common preservative used to prevent bread and cakes going mouldy could be fuelling the obesity crisis by harming metabolism, scientists at Harvard University have warned. Propionate is widely used in
Americans are among the most stressed people in the world, according to a new survey. And that’s just the start of it. Last year, Americans reported feeling stress, anger and worry at the highest levels
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If you wanted to answer the question of what’s truly fundamental in this Universe, you’d need to investigate matter and energy on the smallest possible scales. If you attempted to split particles apart
Ralph Smith Science Meet the wee, multilegged chefs behind the world's most sought-after loaves. It’s easy to get a rise out of a local TV news crew. Especially in a slo-mo state capital like California’s.
Thousands of penguin chicks from a colony in Antarctica virtually disappeared overnight three years ago when a storm destroyed the sea-ice they were be raised on, drowning them, according to a report.
Transparent mice and human organs have been created by scientists using a new technique which reveals the underlying structure of tissue. Scientists led by Dr Ali Erturk at Ludwig Maximilians University
If science is our holy grail to truth, what happens when science finds conflicting truths? And who gets to decide which truth is true? These are the questions that underlie the glysophate debate which
The number of measles cases in the United States has risen to 695, the highest annual number recorded since the disease was declared eliminated in this country in 2000, federal health officials said on
Reports that a creature was living in Scotland's Loch Ness go back to the sixth century. The 19th and 20th centuries, in particular, saw an increase in interest, especially after the infamous "surgeon's