The 41st annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is taking place in the city where jazz was born. Over a period of seven days the Festival will be visited […]
The group behind the “$100 laptop” has formed a partnership which it hopes will deliver computers to every primary school child in East Africa.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the […]
The Turkish-German drama “When We Leave” and the Down syndrome romance documentary “Monica & David” have won top honors at the ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival.
Journals kept by science fiction great Philip K. Dick about his visionary experiences are being published next year.
The prime ministers of India and Pakistan agreed Thursday to resume peace talks between their top diplomats and work toward rebuilding trust shattered by the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks […]
United Nations peacekeepers in Congo have used helicopters to airlift endangered baby gorillas to a sanctuary after they were rescued in a conflict zone where they faced being captured or […]
Doctors at a British hospital have carried out the first heart rhythm operation using a remote -controlled robot and say its success means patients could be treated by doctors in […]
The first U.S. offshore wind farm, a giant project 5 miles/8 km off the Massachusetts coast, was approved on Wednesday after years of opposition involving everyone from local Indian tribes […]
UCSF researchers have found a way to predict whether women with the earliest form of breast cancer are likely to develop deadly tumors – a significant discovery that might save […]