Kenyan scientists reveal possible link between hot food, esophageal cancer
Kenyan scientists reveal a possible link between hot food, esophageal cancer
Mystery whale found near Norway fuels Russian navy speculation
Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy.
Scientists successfully print first 3D heart from human cells
Hope rises for heart transplant patients after ground-breaking innovation. In about a decade from now, scientists hope to have man-made hearts suitable for transplant into humans after scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart, complete with tissues and vessels.
Scientists in Israel unveil first 3D print of heart with human tissue
Scientists in Israel unveil a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels calling it a first and "major medical breakthrough" that advances possibilities for transplants.
Dogs can sniff out seizures
French scientists say they have proof that dogs can pick up the smell of an epileptic seizure. The University of Rennes team hopes the findings could lead to ways to predict when people will have a seizure.
Nigeria approves its first genetically modified food crop
Nigerian scientists have approved the country's first genetically modified food crop. The pest-resistant cowpea got approval after nearly a decade of research.
Fake booze threat pushes startups to trial new tests
A substantial rise in the sale of counterfeit alcohol is a major threat to public health. Scientists and entrepreneurs are rushing to create tools that, in future, will tell if your New Year tipple has been tainted.
Climate change: 2018 set to be one of hottest ever years
Global temperatures are set to far overshoot an international target to limit the increase, UN scientists say. Another expert study warns of the health risk posed to vulnerable people by the growing number of heatwaves.
Scientists to swap dirty old kilogram for something more stable
After years of nurturing a sometimes dusty lump of metal as the global reference for modern mass, scientists are to redefine the kilogram - ditching a relic made of platinum-iridium alloy for something more up to date.