There is no evidence that immunizing vaccinations cause autism while any complications arising from their administration to children are extremely rare, new analysis comprised of 67 research studies has discovered.
Blood transfusions containing genetically engineered cells could be the future of countering germ warfare, according to new research sponsored by DARPA, which hopes modified blood cells could help neutralize biological toxins deployed against soldiers.
The outbreak of deadly Ebola virus is scything through West Africa with the number of deaths rising sharply over the past week to 467 people, the World Health Organisation said in its latest report on the uncontrollable epidemic.
Washington has announced it won’t make or buy any more anti-personnel landmines (APL), but declined to destroy the 3 million units of existing stock. Washington still expects to join the international agreement banning such weapons at some point.
The amount of land used for cultivating opium poppies around the world is at an all-time high, says a UN report. Afghanistan is largely behind the increase, with its crop growing by 36 percent over a year, producing 80 percent of the world’s opium.
Some paraplegics may be able to walk again, thanks to a new robotic device approved by the Food and Drug Administration. People with lower-body paralysis due to spinal cord injuries will be able to purchase the new exoskeleton suit.
Researchers at Norway’s Institute of Forensic Medicine removed parts of organs from 1,000 accident victims without their relatives’ consent and stored them for experiments over the course of 13 years, local VG newspaper has revealed.