Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan on climate change, and why individuals cutting down on their energy consumption will not be enough.
Abby Sayles a patient suffering from leukemia marries her favourite nurse
Textile-based installation artist and educator Elisabeth Buecher has invented a cunning way to conserve water.
Aspiring Indian entrepreneur Kartik Verma has won the 2015 edition of prestigious Global James McGuire Business Plan Competition with his business idea 'Assuage Mom' for the maternity wear market in India.
World's first successful bionic eye implant has given hope to millions.
A seven-year-old school girl rescued her three-year-old brother after dragging him out safely when a 40 foot tall tree came crashing down onto the inflatable slide they were playing on.
A British gay sperm donor has fathered ten children in 13 months with the most recent tiny tot born to a lesbian couple, media reported.
"I along with family members celebrated Eid festival on Saturday. Later in the day, I went to the grand road to watch the car festival. Every year, we never miss the car festival," quipped Ali.
Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said on Thuesday that they have removed a 2.91 kg goiter, said to be the world's largest, from a 60-year-old woman.
The Delhi Metro museum organised a workshop for children undergoing treatment for cancer.
In Amsterdam a mobile factory ingests rubble at one end, liquefies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks.
The first vaccine against Ebola that patients can inhale instead of inject has shown promise in tests on monkeys and should move into human trials soon, researchers have said.
A 15-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK has developed a potential test for Alzheimer's which could allow the disease to be diagnosed 10 years before the first symptoms appear and even stop its progression.
A Spanish singer-songwriter has performed live for a very special audience - 380 embryos in an IVF clinic - in a first of its kind effort to boost fertilisation rates.
A 25-year-old woman, who fell unconscious after suffering a brain haemorrhage, was successfully treated using a rare intervention technique at a hospital.
New York City hosted its first parade Sunday supporting people with disabilities, with more than 3,000 participants heading up Broadway using wheelchairs, canes and guide dogs.
Aawaaz aims to focus on developing skills like critical thinking, general awareness and public speaking in children
The system with an array of sensors and an intelligent software identify and warn about presence of odorous molecules the mill premises.
In a rare surgery, a 104-year-old woman suffering a hip fracture, which led to traumatic arthritis, successfully underwent hip replacement surgery.
In India, rainwater harvesting goes back centuries.
The photo, posted on Facebook last month by a college student, showed Cabrera doing his homework on a wooden stool placed close to a McDonald's window to catch the light from the store.
The successful restoration of hearing in mice suffering genetic form of deafness with the help of gene therapy has opened doors for researchers to try the same on humans.
CanKids KidsCan, a registered charitable national society, focusses on providing the best possible treatment and care to children by bringing them closer to medical professionals for access to advanced treatment.
Malaria is caused by a parasite that lives inside an infected mosquito and is transferred into the human through a bite.
In a scene straight from a Bollywood movie, a Facebook photo has helped a Californian woman to reunite with her son after 15 years.
A couple of wheelchair proto-types that promise to climb the stairs with ease and speed, will hit the market soon, giving hope to the wheelchair-bound who are expected to find their freedom.
Harnaam from Slough Berkshire is suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome which leads to excessive hair on face and body, and at first glance makes her look like a man.
A doctors' group from the US has initiated an India tour to propagate the benefits of a vegan life.
After being bed-ridden for two years due to severe hip deformity, 22-year-old Nalasopara resident Rohit Patil thought he would never walk again.
Displaying extraordinary courage and presence of mind for his age, a 12-year-old boy saved his 2-year-old sister's life after she swallowed a couple of 5 pence coins and started choking.
ReEBOV detected all 28 Ebola cases diagnosed by RealStar -- a 100-percent level of sensitivity, but much, much faster.
The progressive loss of neurons in the brain of Parkinson's patients is slow yet inexorable. So far, there are no drugs that can halt this insidious process.
In a groundbreaking research that may pave the way for a male contraceptive, scientists have identified key molecular events that could play a critical role as sperm and egg fuse to create new life.
A 'smart' insulin patch that can detect increases in blood sugar levels and secrete doses of insulin into the bloodstream could replace painful injections for diabetics.
Navaneeth became blind when he was four years old following retinal detachment. But this did not mean the end of the world for this spirited boy.
An Uber customer took to Facebook to describe a happy experience she had with one of its drivers.
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