The tomb where Jesus is believed to have been buried is being unveiled again following nine months of restoration work that will be highlighted at a much-anticipated ceremony Wednesday.
2017 already marked by climate extremes
Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic "heatwaves", are continuing this year, after 2016 topped the global temperature charts and saw shrinking sea ice and surging sea levels.
First fluorescent frog found in Argentina
Argentine and Brazilian scientists at the Bernardino Rivadaiva Natural Sciences Museum made the discovery while studying the metabolic origin of pigments in a tree-frog species common to South America.
Climate change worsens nutrition, studies find
Mounting evidence suggests that climate change could shrink the mineral and protein content of wheat, rice and other staple crops. This means that a lunch plate piled high with food from plants might not deliver the same.....
Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease is a progressive loss of kidney function over a period of months and years. There are numerous causes, which include other diseases like, hypertension, diabetes, glomerulonephritis etc.
Nigerian skies, in 2017 - Part 7
But there is a hiatus, separating the two peaks. “After a busy period from late July to mid-August,” Kronk avers, “things quiet down during late August”.
Science unravels spiders' monstrous food web
The world's spiders eat 400-800 million tonnes of insects every year -- equivalent to the amount of meat and fish that humans consume over the same period, a study said Tuesday.
Scientists advance oil spill remediation
Scientists have made major progress in efforts to effectively cleanup the environment following oil spills in producing areas such as the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.
Star system with seven Earth-like planets found
Seven Earth-like planets have been discovered orbiting nearby dwarf star “Trappist-1”, and all of them could have water at their surface, one of the key components of life.