The Environmental Protection Agency said that despite the State Department’s evaluation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, it does present a “risk of spills,” pollution, and could contribute to global warming.
A Japanese man has been arrested for allegedly drugging and raping over 100 women by pretending to be running a clinical trial, local police and media reported on Tuesday. The suspect reportedly filmed the assaults and sold the footage as porn online.
The harsh austerity measures imposed on Greece by its EU creditors led to the major spike in suicides in the country during the peak of its crisis in 2011 and 2012, a survey by the UK’s leading medical magazine said.
The measles outbreak in the US is being blamed on anti-vaccination sentiment, and now the debate has entered the political arena. Major officials have begun to weigh in on vaccine policy and how to balance individual choice with public health concerns.
Russia’s Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, has announced the suspension of project ‘Dnepr’ – a joint venture between Russia and Ukraine aimed at converting Soviet-era nuclear missiles into mechanisms for launching satellites.
The high vulnerability of cultured adult stem cells has posed a big problem for microbiological research. But a new technique, developed by Stanford scientists, can extend the life of cultured cells and offer clues to solving diseases and prolonging life.
Japan has placed a new spy satellite into orbit, successfully conducting this year’s first launch of the H-IIA carrier rocket. The Joho Shushu Eisei (JSE) series satellite became the fifth in Tokyo’s radar and surveillance orbit group.
For the first time in medical history, a hospital in Madrid has successfully treated seven patients who recently suffered heart attacks by using stem cells from donors, according to the hospital’s statement.