The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly endorsed a Palestinian Authority bid to upgrade its status to a “non-member observer state.” The Palestinians sought the upgrade, despite stiff opposition and possible […]
Researchers from the University of Cambridge used the cells to build personalised blood vessels in a method described as “patient friendly” and efficient.
An American company has developed a technique that they say can make bread stay mould-free for 60 days. The bread is zapped in a sophisticated microwave array which kills the […]
Is there a health care worker you know who has saved your life? Someone like Esther Madudu, pictured above, a midwife in rural Uganda who often delivers babies in the […]
Two-time Academy Award winner Milos Forman is receiving the lifetime-achievement award from his peers at the Directors Guild of America.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced a $4.5 million grant for the USDA’s first ever Farm to School Grant, designed to cultivate a larger connection between school cafeterias and local […]
An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy is getting a chance to shine when it’s scheduled to be lit as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.