Teaching students how to swear can help them to understand language better, a scientist has said.Read More
Over the last month, the Israeli military has shot over 500 Palestinians in the head for peacefully protesting in the Gaza Strip.
Giant black hole has been eating a ‘star every two days’, scientists transfer memory between snails, child’s mummified hand mystery solved, and more.
Much of the world’s earliest great art is likely to have been created by gifted early humans on the autism spectrum, new research by British scientists suggests in Open Archaeology journal this week.
Most of the world’s population reside in regions where air quality contains life-threatening pollutants, with 95% breathing in unhealthy air, a World Health Organization (WHO) study has determined. This health crisis has already claimed 7 million lives since the Syrian War began, many whose surroundings exceed toxic levels, causing asthma, stroke, emphysema, heart disease, hypertension, and serious breathing difficulties.
Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has given Nestle permission to extract 400 gallons (1,500 liters) of water per minute for its Stanwood bottling plant,…
The world’s leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles, report shows.
As the 1,000th day of the U.S.-backed Saudi airstrike campaign in Yemen passed this week, humanitarian agencies recorded the one millionth case of cholera to infect the war-torn country, where 80 percent of the population lacks adequate access to food, clean water, and healthcare.
Luxturna, the first gene therapy treatment approved in the United States for a rare, inherited form of blindness, will have a wholesale acquisition cost of $850,000 U.S….
Yemen today is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with nearly 70 percent of the population in need of aid, according to the United Nations. “In…
One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015—about 9 million—could be attributed to disease from environmental pollution, according to a major…
N.C. State University scientists conducting a study in Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, have detected a persistent toxic industrial chemical known simply as GenX in the drinking…
‘Four Horsemen’ is an award-winning, critically acclaimed British documentary feature film directed by Ross Ashcroft, released in the UK on March 14, 2012. The film criticizes the system of fractional reserve banking, debt-based economy and political lobbying by “too big to fail” banks, which it regards as a serious threat not only to liberal, Western-style democracy, but to the entire Western civilization itself.
UN report says pesticides are having ‘catastrophic impacts’ on human health and environment while failing to end hunger.
According to a new study, brain activity may continue for over 10 minutes after one’s body appears to have died.