New York officially rolled-out its closely monitored medical marijuana program on Thursday.
New treatment for diabetes uses monoclonal antibodies to target the hormones in fat tissues, reduces fatty liver
Researchers claim to have discovered a diabetes treatment in the form of an antibody intended to target fat cells.
One of the compound in face cream mimics the life-extending and anti-ageing effect of a starvation diet, suggests a new study.
Continued semen exposure in sex workers might trigger vaginal changes that help increase HIV resistance, suggests a new study.
Google and D-Wave, a controversial quantum-computing firm, has collaborated to create an ultra-fast quantum computer at NASA's Ames campus in Mountain View, California.
Scientists finally have an explanation for the pictured mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet called Ceres.
An Indian-origin scientist has developed an open-source 3D software that can track the brain development of an embryo.
Individuals who possess negative thoughts associated with aging are more likely to develop the brain changes that trigger Alzheimer's, suggests a new research.
Indian researchers claim to have discovered 'anti-cancer' molecules that can kill several types of cancer cells
A team of Indian researchers has discovered “anti-cancer” molecules which can be used to ward off different types of cancer cells.
Prince Charles believes that climate change is one of the causes behind the current Syrian turmoil that has already resulted in the loss of hundreds of civilians.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego has designed a new tool that can be used to remove drug-carrying nanoparticles from the blood stream of the recipient.
The legislation intended to promote immunisation rate among the Australian nationals has been passed by the Senate and will but put into effect starting next year.
The Australian government has decided to provide a $20 million funding to Sydney Harbour Federation Trust to rebuild the Platypus site into a public park.
The global diabetes epidemic has attracted the attention of a number of leading nations and organisations, including Diabetes Australia and the World Health Organization.
New report says Australian insurance companies are keeping people in the dark by failing to disclose climate risks
Consumers of insurance products are being kept in the dark as top risk managers fail to disclose the risks associated with global warming, suggests a new report recently.
Middle East could become 'intolerable' and potentially 'lethal' for human survival by end of century
Extreme heat as a result of climate change could make the Middle East uninhabitable for humans.
Australian minister Barnaby Joyce dismisses red meat-cancer link, says processed meat shouldn't be compared to cigarettes
Australia's Agricultural Minister believes that the World Health Organisation's claim that processed meat can cause cancer is a “farce.”
The NSW Government has announced cannabis trials for children with severe epilepsy early next year.
The International Space Station harbours a number of filthy bacteria and dust particles, according to an analysis conducted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab.
A recent poll found that 91 percent of the Australians would like to see marijuana legalised in the country for medicinal use.
A postgraduate at the University of Leeds is currently developing a liquid crystal eye lens that could restore eyesight in middle-aged adults and thus eliminate the need of wearing an eyeglass.
In a recent statement, NASA has revealed that a giant asteroid is heading toward Earth on this year's Halloween.
Australia continues to take stand against Japan's 'scientific' whaling program and lethal whaling activities
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says Australia will continue to oppose Japan's lethal whaling activities.
A Stanford University research team has developed a skin-like material that can sense touch and accordingly send signals to the brain.
Alaska big game officials have legalised hunting of musk oxen that become stranded when ice floes drift off or break.
The fossils of 47 human teeth discovered from a Chinese cave suggest that modern human left Africa to reach Europe much earlier than previously thought.
International Space Station astronaut Scott Kelly recently took a series of images of Australia from space and shared it on his Twitter account.
Australia is becoming fatally obese: Study finds more obese patients losing lives on operating table
A West Australian report has revealed that more Australians are dying on the operating table because of obesity-related issues.
Researchers reveal new 3D structure of biologically active DNA more dynamic than 'Watson-Crick' double helix
The latest three-dimensional structure of supercoiled DNA imaged in great detail has revealed that DNA is far more dynamic than what was known previously.
Taking a step toward the revival of the extinct woolly mammoth, a team of Russian scientists is planning to clone the giant using the skin cells recovered from its ancient remains.