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Paddling from Greenland to Scotland in a canoe is risky business.
Researchers have developed a battery which self-destructs when dropped into water.
Researchers cite several reasons for the disparity, including evidence of racial bias and stereotyping. The lower level of treatment tends to lead to more disability.
The death rate, a key indicator of the health of a nation, was propelled to an increase last year in part because of drug overdoses.
A single drug can treat three deadly and neglected infections - Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness - animal studies show..
New research blames rising temperatures over the last century as the key cause of decline in Lake Tanganyika, one of the world's most important fisheries.
In a new book, Luke Dittrich looks at the relationship between Dr. William Scoville and a patient and finds a dark history of mental health experimentation.
A recent study shows that seven baby Japanese macaques spontaneously smiled a combined 58 times while they were sleeping.
The health care journalist Mike King examines the increasingly precarious state of the nation’s public hospitals, and the stinginess that threatens them.
Readers react to articles in Science Times.
Sorry if we’re ruining a childhood memory, but research indicates you may not have had much to do with it.
Contrary to popular belief, a polluted sky does not have an advantage in producing atmospheric colors.
The speedy, almost comical horse step known as an ambling gait originated in England in the middle of the Ninth Century, scientists say.
Another giant panda cub is born at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo - the fourth time that mother Yang Yang has conceived naturally.
Warming temperatures can dry out northern peatlands, increasing the risk of fires that release thousands of years of stored carbon into the atmosphere.
China launched its first mobile telecommunications satellite, to establish a network serving large swathes of the world.
Breathing and posture techniques can help you tame your hard-wired fight-or-flight response, alleviating anxiety and improving clarity and creativity.
Dr. Zewail, a naturalized American citizen, was the first Arab to win a Nobel in any of the sciences, and he championed science in Egypt and the Middle East.
The birds’ population plummeted in the late 1880s as a result of plume-hunting, an inspiration for the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. They are again common in summer.
A physicist speaks to BBC2's Horizon programme as a tantalising discovery recedes into the background of data from the Large Hadron Collider.