Friday March 20, 2015
A pregnant US woman had her baby cut from her abdomen by a woman who had posted an advertisement for infant clothes, police said yesterday.
Wednesday March 11, 2015
Evidence of geological activity involving water and hot rock suggests that Saturn's moon Enceladus might be a suitable home for life.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
Newly discovered fossils have shown that snakes were learning to slither more than 167 million years ago, 70 million years earlier than previously thought.
Saturday January 24, 2015
The leading US paediatrician group has urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles in the face of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in December and has spread to more than 80 people in seven US states and Mexico.
Thursday November 27, 2014
US competition authorities have approved a pair of major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien.
Tuesday November 04, 2014
Opinion polls in the United States show the Republican party is on course to take control of both Houses of Congress, although races in several states are deemed too close to call.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
The United States has appointed a former senator to play a direct role in the next round of talks in Northern Ireland.
Monday October 06, 2014
The US Supreme Court has declined to take up the contentious issue of gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously banned.
Wednesday October 01, 2014
The famous flattened image across the Moon's surface - dubbed the Man in the Moon - may have been created by magma.
Monday September 22, 2014
The US space agency's MAVEN spacecraft has arrived at Mars after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.