New measurements suggest the Earth's inner core is far hotter than prior experiments suggested, putting it at 6,000C - as hot as the Sun's surface.
BBC: April 26, 2013
Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that environmental degradation threatens the health of the planet and the security of future generations.
April 19, 2013
Powerful aftershocks rocked the border between Iran and Pakistan Wednesday, a day after a major earthquake tore through the region, collapsing buildings and killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 170.
MSNBC: April 17, 2013
Lack of funding and recruitment freezes are driving young researchers out of the country, warns Varvara Trachana.
Nature: April 17, 2013
A kidney "grown" in the laboratory has been transplanted into animals where it started to produce urine, US scientists say.
BBC: April 15, 2013
Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who spent his career decoding the universe and even experienced weightlessness, today called for the continuation of space exploration - for humanity's sake.
The Independent: April 11, 2013
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck in south-west Iran, not far from the country's only nuclear power station, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says.
BBC: April 9, 2013
Excavations at the ancient agora of Pella, capital city of Alexander the Great's and his father Philip's kingdom, have been renewed for another five years
April 8, 2013
A trove of Neanderthal fossils including bones of children and adults, discovered in a cave in Greece hints the area may have been a key crossroad for ancient humans, researchers say.
Discovery News: April 2, 2013
Australian experts are concerned about a new type of drug-resistant pandemic flu that is circulating in the population at large.
BBC: March 18, 2013