SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
STEPHEN HAWKING’S ASHES TO BE INTERRED NEXT TO SIR ISAAC NEWTON IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY
The ashes of Stephen Hawking will be interred next to Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey, the first time a scientist has been afforded the honour in 80 years.
SKELETAL SYSTEM: FACTS, FUNCTION & DISEASES
The human skeleton has 206 bones and performs several vital functions.
LIVE BEE STING 'ACUPUNCTURE' TRIGGERS LETHAL ALLERGIC REACTION
An "acupuncture" session using stings from living bees triggered a lethal allergic reaction in a 55-year-old woman at a clinic in Spain.
OUR LATEST WEAPON AGAINST ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE? PLATYPUS MILK
The bizarre critters could help us address a global crisis.
GREEN WITH ENVY? HOW HUMAN FACES REALLY DO CHANGE COLOUR WITH EMOTION
Whether it is arguing until ‘blue in the face’ or feeling ‘green with envy’ the English language is well-stocked with idioms linking colour to emotion.
NO, ONE SICK PASSENGER WON'T INFECT EVERYONE ON THE PLANE
Finally, some good news about airplane travel: If you're on a plane with a sick passenger, you probably won't get sick.
RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS TESTED THEIR ASTEROID-NUKING PLAN WITH POWERFUL LASERS
Russian scientists have a plan to deal with a hypothetical asteroid threat that's straight out of the movie "Armageddon.
STEPHEN HAWKING LEAVES BEHIND 'BREATHTAKING' FINAL MULTIVERSE THEORY
A final theory explaining how mankind might detect parallel universes was completed by Stephen Hawking shortly before he died, it has emerged.
EXPECT A WARM, WET SPRING ACROSS THE US
Spring is likely to bring weather that's warmer and wetter than usual to much of the U.S., especially in the mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM: FACTS, FUNCTION & DISEASES
The human circulatory system keeps blood, oxygen and nutrients flowing through the body.