SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
CRYSTAL HEALING: STONE-COLD FACTS ABOUT GEMSTONE TREATMENTS
Crystal healing is an alternative medical technique in which crystals and other stones are used to cure ailments and protect against disease.
HOLDING HANDS TO COMFORT LOVED ONES DOES HELP REDUCE PAIN, US STUDY SHOWS
Holding the hand of a loved one to comfort them really does help reduce pain, a US study has shown.
SPACEX IS GEARING UP FOR HISTORIC "DOUBLE-HEADER" LAUNCHES THIS WEEKEND
SpaceX will be launching two missions this weekend, the first will launch today and the second is planned for Sunday. Friday's launch will represent not only SpaceX's second time reusing a rocket booster, but also the second spacecraft Bulgaria has ever launched into space.
THE SERENGETI: PLAIN FACTS ABOUT NATIONAL PARK & ANIMALS
The Serengeti is a vast ecosystem in east-central Africa.
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.