Scientists

March 31, 2017
March 31, 2017

Bangladeshi scientists offer to help India combat wheat blast

Bangladesh scientists offer help to India for tackling the deadly wheat blast outbreak.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Scientists grow human organs for transplant inside pigs

Scientists in the United States are trying to grow human organs inside pigs.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Lab-grown skin sprouts hair and glands

Scientists in Japan have successfully transplanted mice with lab-grown skin that has more of the organ's working parts in place than ever before.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Scientists may have discovered the fossilised skull of a ‘Siberian unicorn’

For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn -- a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse -- died out some 350,000 years ago, but a beautifully preserved skull found in Kazakhstan has completely overturned that assumption.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

Good news for mango lovers

Wouldn't it be great if you could have a mango in deep winter? Why not any time of the year? What if it was just as yellow and luscious and fragrant as one from peak season?

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Melting glaciers blamed for subtle slowing of Earth's rotation

The melting of glaciers caused by the world's rising temperatures appears to be causing a slight slowing of the Earth's rotation in another illustration of the far-reaching impact of global climate change, scientists say.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Scientists discover why Mars is losing atmosphere every second

Scientists say Mars is currently losing about one-quarter pound of atoms in its atmosphere to space every second.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Scientists reveal a bit of good news about Greenland’s great melt

Climate change is speeding up the melting of the great sheet of ice covering Greenland, a frozen mass the size of Alaska that holds an estimated 10 percent of the world’s ice and scientists are sure of it, reports news and lifestyle magazine TakePart.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Climate negotiations ‘need redesign’

The UN climate negotiations are heading for failure and need a major redesign if they are to succeed, scientists say.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

First photos of water on Pluto puzzling scientists

Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and location of the water ice.