In 1967 the astronomer helped National Geographic draft an ideal version of the alien he longed to meet.
Scientists have created an electronic wafer that reprogrammed damaged skin cells on a mouse's leg to grow new blood vessels and help a wound heal.
A man in his 40s has died after attempting to swim the English Channel. Douglas Waymark is understood to have got into difficulty while taking part in a gruelling triathlon.
Pyongyang has criticized the new round of UN restrictions against it, promising to respond with “righteous action” and hinting that the US mainland cannot consider itself safe, North Korean state media reported.
The man-made problem is an environmental disaster and an economic threat. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Wednesday that this year’s “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest ever measured.
On Sunday, Japan marked 72 years since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, destroying a portion of the city and its inhabitants, and heralding the end of World War II.
A member of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria said on Sunday she was quitting because a lack of political backing from the U.N. Security Council had made the job impossible, Swiss national news agency SDA reported.
Hours after the United Nations Security Council voted to adopt fresh sanctions against North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended a meeting of Southeast Asian countries and their partners Sunday -- and discussions of the regime's destabilizing nuclear and missile activity were front and center.
Downing Street sources have played down reports that the UK is prepared to pay a divorce bill of up to £36bn to try and force progress in stalled Brexit talks.
Ravichandran Ashwin scored a fifty versus Sri Lanka at Colombo and completed 2000 runs in Test cricket, becoming the second Indian after Kapil Dev to do the double of 2000 runs and 200 wickets.