Turkey’s largest city is a 2010 European Capital of Culture filled with the treasures of a glorious past from the Roman and Ottoman empires, while straddling the Bosphorous Strait where […]
Researchers in Japan have designed a super-elastic iron alloy which they hope can be used in sophisticated heart and brain surgeries and even buildings in earthquake zones.
Researchers in the Netherlands found that among 161 couples undergoing fertility treatment at their center, women whose eating habits most closely matched the traditional Mediterranean diet were 40 percent more […]
Fifteen years after the Food and Drug Administration first proposed banning the sale and marketing of tobacco products to teenagers, top government officials announced Thursday that they would finally put […]
THEY range from the vulnerable, like low-lying Bangladesh, to the vast, such as the US; from the familiar – England, New Zealand – to the more obscure, such as the […]
From Grimm’s fairy tales to Harry Potter, the cloak of invisibility has played a major role in fiction. Now scientists have taken a small but important new step toward making […]
Sky has confirmed it will launch Europe’s first 3D television channel with coverage of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea on 3 April. Sky 3D will show […]
VoIP provider, Skype, has enabled free WiFi access at more than 100,000 hotspots worldwide 20-21 March, including more than 2000 locations throughout Australia.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners hope to eliminate the circulation of the polio virus in West Africa as soon as June by launching the first round of […]
A 10-year-old British boy has become the first child to undergo a windpipe transplant with an organ crafted from his own stem cells. It is hoped that using the boy’s […]