One of Britain’s leading astrophysicists, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, said she will donate her $3 million prize to encourage more people, especially women, to break into the field.
China sent a new marine satellite into orbit on Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Chinese scientists have developed a new kind of adhesive antibacterial hydrogel that can be used in wound healing treatment.
Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University London in the United Kingdom have made public the results of a large long-term study that looked at the efficiency of different treatments in keeping cardiovascular disease and heart attack at bay.
A new study shows that goats prefer a happy human face instead of an angry one, which suggests such socio-cognitive ability is more widespread in the animal kingdom than previously assumed.
An electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures.
Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have found a new, more powerful group of enzymes that could turn any type of blood into the universal Type “O” blood.
Scientists have determined that Viagra, the blue pill commonly prescribed in the treatment of impotence, could also stop age-related blindness and restore sight.
Researchers have developed a bio-optics diagnostic device which can warn of impending heart attacks and stroke.
Experts have proffered reasons why many people who experience the kind of cancer that killed American senator and a Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, hardly survive it.
For the first time, scientists have directly observed definitive evidence of water ice on the moon’s surface, U.S. space agency NASA has said.
Chinese scientists have discovered a substance in toad skin which could help promote skin tissue regeneration and repair, thus helping wounds heal without scars.
A new low dose three-in-one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world, according to a study published in JAMA, a journal of the American Medical Association.
An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but only shows extensive symptom relief for a select number of patients.
The blue light from digital devices like smartphones could accelerate blindness, researchers found.
Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insisted he had never considered leaving the Spanish giants amid persistent links to Juventus.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he is not a spare tyre to the president, emphasising that his roles as the number two citizen are spelt out in the constitution.
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has sacked the Board Chairman of the Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation, Mrs Patience Ogodo.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday, sealed of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Power Holding (NDPHC) over tax liabilities totaling N9, 831,368, 259.90.
The immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, who is also the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, senatorial candidate for Ondo Central Senatorial district for the 2019 polls has reaffirmed his commitment to quality and adequate representation of the district if elected.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) it had earlier signed on with 39 other political parties with the aim of presenting a consensus candidate for 2019 presidential election.
Egypt’s Central Bank wants the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to include the country’s informal sector in their gross domestic product figures.
Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.
The Somali Lower House of Parliament has declared as invalid a motion seeking the impeachment of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has signed the 2019 General Elections Peace accord.