A latest study cites nine factors related to lifestyle that can reduce the risks of dementia in humans.
A new large-scale cyber attack by a ransomware virus has hit computer networks across the world.
Europe gives the green light to a project to find habitable planets like Earth in other star systems.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has found 10 new Earth-size planets outside of our solar system.
The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world was thwarted by a young British researcher.
Doctors and health professionals could improve the happiness and health of patients by focusing on another 10 senses in addition to sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, a British researcher says.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Florida, carrying the company's first satellite for the US military.
Around 30,000 babies in the United States alone are born critically early.
Global protest rallies are set to be held to show concerns about political attacks on science.
Australia's consumer watchdog sues US Apple for violating laws by allegedly refusing to look at or repair some iPads and iPhones previously serviced by a third party.
Scientists discover 3.77-billion-year-old fossils that could be earliest evidence of life on earth.
A Russian cargo ship carrying food and equipment for astronauts successfully docks at the International Space Station (ISS).
The Catalan regional government on Thursday confirmed that the ducks are to be killed to stop the spread of the highly contagious disease.
NASA spacecraft finds organic compounds on dwarf planet Ceres, raising the prospect of life.
A new study says vitamin D supplement could help protect recipients against colds and flu.
China is set to launch a space rocket with a robot attached to it in November to gather lunar samples.
China says its domestically developed Ebola vaccine is a major medical breakthrough.
Iran plans to launch three more satellites into orbit, the minister of communications says.
The incoming US administration is planning to reduce NASA's climate activities and use the budget for space exploration instead, an adviser says.
Luxembourg is to start offering companies rights towards extraterrestrial resources which they may mine in the future.
The 2016 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa from France, Scotland and the Netherlands, respectively.
Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Medicine Prize for his studies on autophagy.
Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined a plan for a fully reusable transportation system that will take 100 people to Mars.
The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique.
Yahoo says the breach included swathes of personal information as well as “unencrypted security questions and answers.”
Soyuz MS-02 ship was due to launch on September 23.
The Zika virus was first identified in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947.
A video game is being developed in the United States, in which the player can torture prisoners in a jail in Iraq by assuming the role of an American soldier.
All terrorist acts are a chain of decisions by individuals; why are such decisions being made in a terrorist’s brain?
The outcome of future wars will be determined by robots, says the Russian military’s tech chief.
Watch NASA test the biggest and most powerful rocket ever made, in the western US state of Utah.
NASA has ignited the biggest ever fire in space to learn more about the needed safety percussion if such fire breaks out in microgravity environment.
NASA and United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement on space exploration with a focus on the exploration of Mars.
Scientist succeed in turning carbon dioxide into stone, offering a new way to store the greenhouse gas.
Russia unveils a new passenger plane which it claims is cheaper, lighter, and stronger than its Western counterparts.
Russia plans to start regular manned mission to the moon between 2025 and 2040.
Watch the world’s biggest plane battle strong winds before touching down in Perth, Australia.
To stargazers and astronomers' delight, Mercury has passed across the Sun’s vast face.
Physics could be pushed into a possible new dimension explaining the enigma of dark matter.
A weasel has short-circuited CERN’s Large Hadron Collider after wandering on to a high voltage transformer.
Watch videos of the latest advances in anti-drone warfare from around the globe.
Microsoft terminates artificial intelligence chat robot after it started to tweet offensive, racist, and perverted messages.
An Iranian scientist says Iran will become an international hub of Alzheimer’s disease treatment over the next few years.
The Zika virus, blamed for severe birth defects, can also trigger a neurological disorder, a study finds.
Watch scenes from Russia’s Bronebot-2016 competition where metal warriors fight till the last screw.
Scientists detect gravitational waves, confirming Einstein’s general theory of relativity that was presented a century ago.
Watch Russia’s flame-throwing RPG-launching drone in action.
See the Russian-designed amphibious “mini monster truck” that can go more or less anywhere.
Toddler diagnosed with cancer after camera flash reveals cancerous tumor in left eye.
On January 28, 1986, NASA’s shuttle orbiter Challenger, in its 10th mission, broke up 73 seconds after liftoff and killed all its seven crew members.
Here is what some of the US 2016 presidential candidates have said about space and its exploration.
Serious ethical questions are raised over cruel scientific tests on primates in Australia.
Astronauts on the International Space Station manage to nurse the first-ever flower grown in Earth’s orbit to full bloom.
Watch Iran’s 190-cm tall engineering marvel robot, Surena III, walking, talking and recognizing objects.
Russia’s largest internet search engine, Yandex, is to open offices in Iran.
An Iranian researcher helps develop a miniature particle accelerator.
Researchers have found proof of liquid water flowing on the surface of Mars.
Iranian researchers design and develop a new electrochemical biosensor for Hepatitis B virus DNA.
An Iranian company plans to build a satellite observation system with the help of two Russian corporations.
In a rare yet successful experiment, Iranian scientists have cloned the endangered mouflon with domestic sheep as the surrogate.
A potential candidate vaccine for MERS in animal testing shows promise for human trials.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft passes Pluto after a decade-long journey across space.
Russian scientists discover a new method of DNA repair by which neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s may be cured.
Japanese scientists develop a method to diagnose cancer in just three minutes.