Cancer patient undergoes first US penis transplantA Boston hospital says a cancer patient has received the first penis transplant in the United States.
Scientists discover three ‘earth-like’ planetsAn international team of scientists said Monday they had discovered a trio of Earth-like planets that are the best bet so far for finding life outside our solar system.
A century later, scientists hear Einstein's gravitational wavesIn an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time…
North Pole 20 Celsius above normal after stormTemperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.
Japanese, Canadian neutrino scientists win physics NobelTakaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the discovery of neutrino oscillations.
Earth's water likely came from asteroids, Rosetta showsData from the European Space Agency's Rosetta space craft shows that water on Earth likely came from asteroids hitting the planet billions of years ago rather than from comets as…
Scientists measure the rubbish filling Europe's seasThe valleys and canyons beneath the seas around Europe are filling with rubbish which is disrupting and destroying marine life, according to a scientific study published on…
Astronomers discover Earth-like planet that could support lifeAstronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our planet and exists in the Goldilocks…
Air pollution kills seven million a year, says WHOAir pollution kills about seven million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a report from the World…
Kepler telescope discovers hundreds more planetsThe Earth's galaxy is looking far more crowded. NASA has confirmed a “bonanza” of 715 newly discovered planets outside the solar system.
French scientists discover way to block cannabis highJust days after Colorado became the first US state to allow recreational marijuana use, French researchers have reportedly discovered a way to reduce the negative effects of the…
French stem-cell store banks on healthy futureA French company is offering to harvest and store people's own stem cells in liquid nitrogen in the hope that those cells may be used one day to replace diseased organs. But…