William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza won the 2019 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine "for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability", the award-giving body said on Monday.
"The Nobel Prize in Phy
A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government targeted a United States 2020 presidential campaign, Microsoft Corp said on Friday.
Microsoft saw "significant" activity by the group that also targeted current and former US gove
More than 20 million people from 180 countries joined World Cleanup Day on Sept. 21, the coordinating group said on Wednesday.
Coordinated by the Let's Do It Foundation, the second annual World Cleanup Day (WCD) gathered 20 million people in 180 cou
Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease - but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain.
In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of I
Senegal's influential Mouride Brotherhood inaugurated a 30,000-person mosque in the capital Dakar -- claimed to be the largest mosque in West Africa.
Thousands of Muslims from the country's 14 regions attended the Friday prayer, marking the offic
Wider access to technology among young people is giving way to increasing cybercrime, including online grooming, which specifically targets vulnerable children, according to a social media expert.
"Online grooming refers to the use of electronic tec
A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likely prospect that would make it the second such interstellar object observed in our planetary neighborh
A little-known planet that is about 110 light-years away from our solar system might be able to host life, a new study has found.
Astronomers at the Centre for Space Exochemistry Data at the University College London (UCL) detected water vapour in t
The video game sector' size exceeded $150 billion in 2018 globally, a board member of an IT association, Bilisim Grubu, has said.
"There are over 2.5 billion gamers in the world, their gaming expenses rose by 9.6% to reach $152.1 billion year-on-yea
Khabib Nurmagomedov has stopped Dustin Poirier by submission in the third round at UFC 242, retaining his lightweight title and unbeaten record.
After dominating Poirier in wrestling and grappling throughout Saturday's bout at Abu Dhabi's Yas Island
India lost contact with a spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon on Saturday, its space agency said, in a setback for the nation’s ambitious plans to become the first country to probe the unexplored lunar south pole.
The lander of the Chandray
Search engine giant Google and its subsidiary YouTube will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that the YouTube video sharing service illegally collected personal info
Climate change problems pose a significant threat to marine species and the issue should be urgently addressed, a wildlife protection official recently told Anadolu Agency.
"Illegal fishing is more [an] immediate threat, but in the longer term, clim
An estimated 27 million people across seven African nations face acute food insecurity, a recent report said.
The figure accounts for 24% of the total food insecure people in the world, said the report by African bloc Intergovernmental Authority on
Researchers have found three new exoplanets orbiting a nearby star 12 light-years away.
“We are now one step closer [to] getting a census of rocky planets in the solar neighborhood,” Ignasi Ribas, a researcher at the Institute of Space Sciences, sai
Scientists may be able to save the northern white rhinos from extinction after successfully harvesting two eggs from the last two remaining animals.
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, died last year in Kenya leaving behind only two infertile
World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for further research on the health impacts of microplastics following the release of latests findings on microplastics in drinking water.
"We urgently need to know more about the health impact of mi
A 10-centimeter nail was extracted from the lungs of an elderly person in a hospital in eastern Turkey’s Elazig province on Thursday.
The patient Keko Ates (91) had approached doctors complaining an acute breathing problem.
Murat Kilic, doctor in t
India's moon mission is all set to make its first landing on Sept. 7, an official said Tuesday.
The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the lunar orbit earlier Tuesday, said Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research O
The UN in a historic vote on Sunday banned bringing African elephants from the wild to the zoos.
The vote held at the Geneva-hosted Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species vowed to put an end to cruelty toward elephants who have suff