Record temperatures in the first half of 2016 have taken scientists by surprise despite widespread recognition that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense, the director of the World Climate Research Programme said.
A UAE research programme that aims to increase rainfall in arid and semi-arid regions and promote water security has received a high-level of interest from around the world, said Sheikh Mansour Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister o
Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' pain, eases anxiety and lessens the need for painkillers, British scientists said on Thursday.
After reviewing evidence from around 7,000 patients, the scie
Scientists have discovered a new antibiotic, teixobactin, that can kill serious infections in mice without encountering any detectable resistance, offering a potential new way to get ahead of dangerous evolving superbugs.
US scientists have announced an important milestone in the costly, decades-old quest to develop fusion energy, which, if harnessed successfully, promises a nearly inexhaustible energy source for future generations.
For the first t
Scientists seeking a cure for AIDS say they have been inspired, not crushed, by a major setback in which two HIV positive patients believed to have been cured found the virus re-invading their bodies once more.
True, the news hit
Scientists have finely sliced a human brain into 7,400 wafer-thin sheets and then reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.
The so-called "Big Brain" project, which to
IBM recently revealed a list of innovations that will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear, changing the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.