New research could totally reshape our understanding of what happens when calcium builds up in arteries.
Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies reported Monday, listing Yemen, South Sudan and Syria among the countries most affected by acute hunger.
Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday.
"There's been quite a bit of mystery around how insects first arose, because for many millions of years you had nothing, and then just all of a sudden an explosion of insects..."
On January 29, 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Bayerl
Direct evidence that people produced glass in sub-Saharan Africa centuries before the arrival of Europeans represents a “new chapter in the history of glass technology,” report researchers.
"It's like the brain is saying, 'I'm going to move the eyes, I better tell the eardrums, too.'"
Tides could potentially be a kind of early warning system for certain kinds of volcanic eruptions, letting us know whether a volcano has "entered a critical state."
Surging violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has put unprecedented numbers of people on the run, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday, reporting that hungry, desperate arrivals being registered in neighbouring Chad say.
The necessary safeguards for Rohingyas to return to Myanmar are absent, and there are ongoing restrictions on access for aid agencies, the media and other independent observers, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.
Because it can switch from insulator to conductor, a new material could make silicon-based computers a thing of the past.
A machine-learning algorithm would substantially improve refugees' chances of finding work in the United States and Switzerland, report researchers.
People with a certain kind of environmental concern are more likely to face stress and even symptoms of depression due to the threat of climate change.
The Prime Minister and French President have agreed a range of measures to strengthen defence cooperation between the UK and France at a summit at Sandhurst
When exposed to man-made noise pollution, baby birds and their parents show some of the same symptoms as people with PTSD.