Scientists have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets.

Rapid urbanisation and associated changes in people’s lifestyle means Africa faces a growing obesity problem.

SHIMLA: The first snowfall of the season on Tuesday might have come as a surprise for many, but the weather scientists are not surprised at all with the dry spell that lasted for almost two months

An incredible 155 million children around the world are chronically undernourished, despite dramatic improvements in recent decades.

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have discovered that fuel cells can be powered by living algae, which is five times more efficient than current models.

Chinese researchers have found a major quantitative trait locus (QTL) that can be used to cultivate high-manganese, low-cadmium rice, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) said in a s

PARIS: The heads of several of the world's space agencies have proposed the creation of a climate observatory to pool acquired data and share it with scientists around the globe, according to a dec

MIAMI: An increasingly warm Arctic, where temperatures rise twice as fast as the rest of the planet and ice melts at an alarming pace is the "new normal," warned a global scientific report on Tuesd

To help untangle fact from speculation, Cornell climate scientists and their colleagues have developed a “robust null hypothesis” to assess the odds of a megadrought – one that lasts more than 30 y

Just in time for the holidays, researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are rolling out a new satellite-based drought severity index for climate watchers worldwide