An Italian doctor went on trial; in Sweden on Wednesday, charged with assault for performing experimental procedure
How to treat a wound? For humans, the first instinct would be to disinfect it and then cover it with a bandage. But chimpanzees have invented a more creative method: catching insects and applying them directly to the open wound.
Goldfish may have short memories but, according to an Israeli university study, they might be able to drive.
Dystopian nightmare or a simple convenience? A Swedish company implanting microchips under the skin has been promoting its devices for use as a Covid-19 health pass in a country with thousands of early adopters.
While ‘COVID toe’ left many scratching their heads, a new study set out to uncover why some people develop this condition after contracting COVID-19.
Barbie and toymaker Mattel is recognising real-life female scientists with their new line of Barbie “role model” dolls.
Scientists conducted a meta-analysis of randomised control trials to ascertain the effectiveness of Ivermectin in treating Covid-19 patients.
Singapore Zoo released the first video of its lion cub Simba who was born in October 2020 after being conceived by artificial insemination.
The Western Cape achieved a score of 441 for Mathematics, 67 points above the national average and 31 points above Gauteng in second place.
Africa represents the youngest and fastest growing population in the world. This makes intellectual investment an imperative, to harness talent that is a significant and growing share of the global population.
Researchers want to study every square inch of planet Earth. The problem is that some areas are challenging for humans to get to in order to monitor.
Scientists should be able to create magnetic fields on Earth that rival the strength of those seen in black holes and neutron stars.
Researchers created a set of criteria for planets to qualify as potentially ‘superhabitable’.
World Space Week – the largest annual space event in the world – celebrates and inspires interest in space sciences and technology.
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By shooting laser light into these solar cells, researchers were able to trigger the legs to move, causing the robot to walk around.
Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and is crucial to life as we know it, but how it got here has been a longstanding scientific debate.
This research to do with ears could be helpful in the development of new hearing aids.
He may never have pulled on a spacesuit or flown in a shuttle but that has not stopped Frenchman Michael Moisseeff from reaching for the stars.
People have searched for sex differences in human brains since at least the 19th century when scientist Samuel George Morton poured seeds and lead shot into human skulls to measure their volumes.
Given a possible scenario of a global temperature rise of three degrees Celsius, heat will kill more people then disease, study predicts.
A person’s pupils can show if they have suffered a traumatic experience in the past, according to new research.
The coelacanth, the world’s oldest living fossil, outlives the dinosaurs and thrives in the waters of South Africa’s Sodwana Bay.
In this era of social distancing and depressing news, we could all do with a good hug. Now scientists have analysed what makes the perfect cuddle — just don’t squeeze too tight.