A car bomb attack on a military convoy in south-eastern Turkey kills two soldiers and injures four others, Turkish officials say.
Researchers explores the promise and peril of computer-based writing assessment software.
You think your Facebook profile is private? Think again.
Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.
A UK citizen science project to study when and where different orchids bloom has already revealed 200 new flowering locations for particular species.
Internet companies may have to provide more information on people and businesses who sell goods and services online, in a crackdown on tax evasion.
A prestigious African-American college discontinues a professorship funded by US comedian Bill Cosby, following claims he assaulted several women.
Researchers warn that "because of real estate speculation and the management of public budgets based on income from the real estate business, seismic risk has been forgotten." Taking as reference the town of Torrevieja, where one of the biggest earthquakes in the province of Alicante took place i...
Using new technology, tests show plane's luggage hold may be able to contain force of an explosion if a device hidden in a passenger's luggage detonates.
A new study shoes that under certain conditions, research participants who know a treatment they are receiving to ease pain is a placebo with no medical value, it still works.
Scientists have unraveled how an important plant protein, known as TOPLESS, interacts with other molecules responsible for turning genes off. The findings in plants provide a general model across species for this type of gene silencing, which is linked to several vital biological functions in hum...
A panel of independent experts has decided that a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is "safe and effective".
The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Britain is committed to working with the US to destroy the "caliphate" set up by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron says.