Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday.
SpaceX has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the moon and will announce details on Monday, the company said.
Some Nigerian students are set to represent the country at the 2108 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand after coming out tops at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria held in Lagos.
SpaceX said it will reveal the identity of the person it chose as passenger on a first trip around the moon on Monday.
The drug works by targeting mycobacterium tuberculosis’ defences rather than the bacteria itself. It can also take out its increasingly commonly antibiotic-resistant strains.
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.
Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.
His lachrymose mien says it all. A trader of Igbo extraction who had spent several years in the northern part of the country with a long spell of blossoming era, the story to tell these days is how he is straddling in the valley of life, away from the mountain.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has again called on ministers to inaugurate the boards of federal parastatals already constituted by the federal government.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday, claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, supervised obituaries of industries in Nigeria.
Head Coach of the national U23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 33 players to camp ahead of next month’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (U-23 AFCON) qualifying fixture against Libya.
Remo Stars Football Club defender Olisa Ndah says he’s delighted to be included in the Coach Imama Amapakabo’s 33 man squad for the next month’s U-23 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.