Science

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

Published 14/11/2017

A digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication. REUTERS/Proteus Digital Health(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first [more…]

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Published 13/11/2017

Oenophiles take note: 5980 BC was a very good year for wine. [more…]

Wounds sustained at night heal twice as slowly, scientists find

Wounds sustained at night heal twice as slowly, scientists find

Published 08/11/2017

Body clocks cause wounds such as cuts and burns sustained during the day to heal around 60 percent faster than those sustained at night, scientists have discovered in a finding that has implications for surgery and wound-healing medicines. [more…]

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt`s Great Pyramid

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt`s Great Pyramid

Published 03/11/2017

Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays have detected a large and enigmatic internal structure in the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, the massive Great Pyramid of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo. [more…]

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Published 03/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A group of camels and horses stand idle in front of the Great Pyramids awaiting tourists in Giza, Egypt on March 29, 2017. [more…]

Going ape: new orangutan species identified in Sumatra

Going ape: new orangutan species identified in Sumatra

Published 02/11/2017

Scientists have identified a new species of great ape on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, finding that a small population of orangutans inhabiting its Batang Toru forest merits recognition as the third species of these shaggy reddish tree dwellers. [more…]

France`s Pouille eases past compatriot Tsonga for Vienna title

France`s Pouille eases past compatriot Tsonga for Vienna title

Published 29/10/2017

Lucas Pouille halted Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's charge in the Vienna Open on Sunday, scoring a comfortable straight-sets victory over his French compatriot to claim his third title of the season. [more…]

France’s Pouille eases past compatriot Tsonga for Vienna title

France’s Pouille eases past compatriot Tsonga for Vienna title

Published 29/10/2017

(Reuters) - Lucas Pouille halted Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s charge in the Vienna Open on Sunday, scoring a comfortable straight-sets victory over his French compatriot to claim [more…]

Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitor

Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitor

Published 28/10/2017

A small asteroid or comet that has been spotted racing through our solar system may have come from elsewhere in the galaxy, U.S. space scientists say, possibly marking the first such interstellar visitor observed from Earth. [more…]

Raccoon-sized dinosaur with ‘bandit mask’ amazes scientists

Raccoon-sized dinosaur with ‘bandit mask’ amazes scientists

Published 27/10/2017

This figure shows the best-preserved fossil specimen of Sinosauropteryx from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China and an interpretive drawing of the bones, stomach [more…]