SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
HAY FEVER CURE JUST THREE YEARS AWAY, SCIENTISTS BELIEVE, AFTER SUCCESSFUL VACCINE TRIALS
A vaccine against hay fever could be ready within three years after human trials showed a major reduction in symptoms.
BUCKINGHAM PALACE IS RIDDLED WITH ANCIENT FOSSILS, SCIENTISTS CONFIRM
Republicans and anti-monarchists have long grumbled that Buckingham Palace is riddled with fossils from a bygone era.
RARE SNOWFALL IN SAHARA DESERT SEEN FROM SPACE
Stunning views show the snow-covered dunes on the edge of the Sahara Desert — an area known to be one of the hottest places on Earth.
PROFESSOR REIGNITES WAR WITH PRINCE CHARLES OVER HOMEOPATHY SUPPORT
A 13 year row between The Prince of Wales and a renowned professor was reignited on Wednesday with the launch of a new book accusing the heir to the throne of putting patients at risk with his support for complementary health.
MICROWAVES IN BRITAIN GENERATE AS MUCH CARBON DIOXIDE AS 1.3 MILLION CARS, STUDY SHOWS
Microwaves in Britain generate as much carbon dioxide as more than one million cars, scientists have concluded as they call on people to use the ovens more efficiently.
PENTAGON IMAGERY ANALYSTS ARE CONCERNED THAT MACHINES ARE COMING FOR THEIR JOBS
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is responsible for analyzing images collected from satellites and drones. Now there are signs that it's set to increase its reliance on computer vision and machine learning, rather than humans.
SURGEON LEFT SCALPEL IN VETERAN'S ABDOMEN, LAWSUIT CLAIMS
A veteran in Connecticut is suing a Veterans Affairs hospital, claiming that someone left a scalpel handle inside his abdomen after surgery, according to news reports.
SCIENTISTS ARE CREATING GMO SPECIES THAT CAN’T SURVIVE
Some think the species dying off is the only way that we can preserve our planet.
SCIENTISTS ARE TRACING THE SOURCE OF ONE OF THE MOST MYSTERIOUS SIGNALS IN SPACE
Scientists observed a repeating fast radio burst three billion lightyears from Earth. The discovery gives clues about the source of these mysterious bursts.
'CASTLE CLOUD' CAUGHT IN SPECTACULAR ASTRONAUT PHOTO
It looks like a ghostly medieval tower — like something out of "Game of Thrones" — looming over the crystal-blue Caribbean waters of the Bahamas.