The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades.
Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.
Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.
The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.
Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said.
Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.
Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.
Dozens of space scientists are desperately scouring the skies after losing track of a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar Japanese satellite that was sent to study black holes.
Research into brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and traumatic injury got a boost with a $100 million pledge from a US foundation and seven universities.
US chip colossus Intel said that it will put $50 million and engineering resources into an alliance on quantum computing that could radically advance complex problem-solving.
People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold.
Scientists have identified a genetic master-switch that makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research out suggests it can be turned off, possibly leading to weight loss.
Seven start-up projects from Kazakhstan have qualified in the final round of TECHNATION acceleration program for start-up teams from CIS, Europe and Asia.
A solar power plant SunPower Oasis C-7 has been presented in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev is concerned about Kazakhstan’s agricultural sector.
A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.
Kazakh researchers from Almaty-based Kazakh National Technical University have developed bio pellets that facilitate growth of livestock.
US researchers have found a way to turn a common smartphone into a quick and easy device to conduct field tests for HIV and syphilis.
It's true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers who warned of the health risks of such dual excess.
A computer program that analyzes your Facebook "likes" may be a better judge of your personality than your closest friends and family.