The Earth’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by a meteorite impact or volcanic super-eruption but by the rise of early animals that dramatically changed the prehistoric
In a first, a robotic exoskeleton device has enabled a 39-year-old former athlete who had been completely paralysed for four years to voluntarily control his leg muscles and take thousands of steps,
Reading a novel or short story in a second language learnt after the mother tongue can drastically reduce physiological responses to emotions, such as smiling when a fictional character is happy, a ne
Three years after discovering the elusive Higgs boson or so-called “God particle”, Cern physicists have drawn the sharpest picture yet of this novel particle and found that it behaves just as predicte
Author J.K. Rowling has wished Harry Potter’s son “good luck” on his first day at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizadry.
Washington: The more hours young adults spend watching TV each day, the more likely they are to have a higher body mass index (BMI) and bigger waist circumference five years later, a 15-year analysis
Designer Gaurav Gupta’s grand finale at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 turned out to be high on drama.
Greek archaeologists have uncovered ruins of an ancient palace filled with striking artefacts which may belong to Sparta’s Mycenaean culture, one of the most famous civilisations of ancient Greece.