Animal rights supporters scored a victory in the European Union on March 11, as regulators announced a total ban on both the sale and import of products containing any ingredients […]
British researchers have developed a test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages. It works by looking for a combination of “markers” in the blood which are different in […]
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Last year more than a quarter of a million people worldwide died from the disease, and that number is rising. […]
After decades of delays, disappointment and campaigning by animal advocacy groups, the European Union is finally set to enact its ban on animal testing for cosmetics this spring.
For the first time, an experimental vaccine has been shown to safely protect large numbers of children against malaria, one of the world’s most devastating scourges and one that has […]
India launched what it dubbed the world’s cheapest tablet computer Wednesday, to be sold to students at the subsidized price of $35 and later in shops for about $60.
A major trial conducted in British hospitals has discovered that using pulse oximeters, a device which measures blood oxygen levels, dramatically increases the chance of identifying major heart faults.
It is common practice at hospitals to test patients’ blood every day and it is wasting money and time, according to the study’s authors from the University of Miami and […]
A new vaccine can protect macaques against the monkey equivalent of HIV and could provide a fresh approach to an HIV vaccine, a study suggests.
A team of Swiss adventurers are preparing their solar-powered plane for its first international flight next month.