The frozen remains of Otzi the Neolithic hunter contain the best-preserved nervous tissue yet discovered in an ancient human, say German biologists. Climbers stumbled on the Tyrolean ice man in the

algae wonder: Hyderabad-based New Ambadi Estates Pvt Ltd is planning to launch in July-August a cosmetic using the algae spirulina. The product can be used to treat allergies, remove pimples and

A team of researchers from Austria report that the lingering smell from garlic-eaters comes not from the plant, but from the chemicals in the blood produced by a change in the body's metabolism. The

a new study of breast cancer patients spread over 35 countries and involving 5,500 women holds out a note of optimism. At the recent European Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

the Pacific atolls of Mururoa and Fantagaufa will once again become beehives of activity. This time, however, instead of the booming nuclear explosions, there will be scientific work carried out

As concern for the ozone layer mounts, two more chemicals have been found to have a degenerating effect on the protective shield

Noisy vehicles through the Brenner Pass is not only threatening environment but also causing hindrance to the Transit Treaty

RISKING a split with the Conservative government, French President Francois Mitterrand said in an interview with Austrian media, that France and other atomic powers should refrain from breaking the

At the Human Rights convention in Vienna, quick UN approval was sought for the Universal Declaration of Indigenous People

EUROPEAN countries are making substantial investments in environmental protection. Amongst members of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) -- the Paris-based club of