Etsy, the popular online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, has updated its policies to crack down on sales of items made from endangered animals.
Playwright Tom Stoppard has been announced as the winner of the 2013 PEN/Pinter prize, celebrating a lifetime of literary achievement and his campaigning work in the field of human rights.
3D printers are slowly entering everyday life and they are increasingly being used in medicine. Doctors at Washington’s Children’s National Medical Center say the life-size tri-dimensional prints of their patients’ […]
There are about 7,000 languages in the world, and half of them could disappear by the end of the century. An effort called the “Rosetta Project,” however, is preserving a […]
The Boy Scouts have always been strong on conservation and nature, but they have always been pretty conservative too. The concept of sustainability is controversial in much of the USA, […]
Living amid the garbage-strewn sewage canals, residents of Haiti’s Cite Soleil endure a grim battle for survival every single day. The shantytown in the northern reaches of capital Port-au-Prince is […]
Researchers believe they are closer to developing a blood test that could diagnose Alzheimer’s. There is no definitive test for the brain-wasting disease. Doctors rely on cognition tests and brain […]
Disabled people like being fashionable too, and that includes people with Down syndrome. However, it can be tough for them to find trendy clothes that fit well, because the nature […]
Chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers may heal faster when they are cleaned out frequently, a new study suggests.
The overwhelming majority of men with testicular cancer are now surviving for at least 10 years, figures released by the charity Cancer Research UK show.