SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS): FACTS & SYMPTOMS OF LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE
Ice bucket challenges aside, treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive and fatal neurological disease, is limited. However, promising research is ongoing.
5,000-YEAR-OLD 'BILLBOARD' OF HIEROGLYPHS CONTAINS A COSMIC MESSAGE
Archaeologists have discovered a "billboard" of hieroglyphs carved into the rocks near the Egyptian village of El-Khawy.
WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?
Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions.
HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO SUCCESSFULLY CLONING THE FIRST HUMAN?
“I think no one realized how hard cloning would be in some species though relatively easy in others. Cats: easy; dogs: hard; mice: easy; rats: hard; humans and other primates: very hard.”
STEPHEN HAWKING'S TINY SPACECRAFT COULD REACH ANOTHER SOLAR SYSTEM IN JUST OVER 20 YEARS
This week at the Starmus Festival, Stephen Hawking talked about his ongoing work to build a spacecraft capable of true interstellar travel. He explained that this unmanned space probe would be crucial to extending humanity's reach into space.
EVA THE DOG SAVED FROM AMPUTATION USING GROUNDBREAKING BONE-GROWING GOO
A groundbreaking bone-mending technique could save soldiers and landmine victims from amputation after it was trialled successfully on a pet dog.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH THE WORLD'S FIRST SPACE-BASED NATION
"We plan to have this station in space and on the moon."
EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE RULING COULD OPEN FLOODGATES FOR SPURIOUS VACCINATION CLAIMS
The European Court of Justice has been accused of undermining Britain’s vaccination programme after ruling that patients can sue for illnesses they believe were caused by jabs, even when there is no scientific evidence.
UK WEATHER: BARRISTERS REMOVE WIGS AND GOWNS AS BRITAIN SIZZLES IN HOTTEST JUNE DAY SINCE 1976
Barristers and judges were allowed to ditch their traditional gowns and wigs and school sent pupils home as Britain experience the hottest day for 40 years yesterday.
EVEN UGLY ANIMALS CAN WIN HEARTS AND DOLLARS FOR CONSERVATION
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