A committee on social and cultural development discussed results of their suicide survey among teenagers in Kazakhstan.
The average American's waistline has expanded over the past decade, adding about one inch (2.5 centimeters) of belly fat.
The School of Engineering at Nazarbayev University is developing powerful batteries for renewable energy.
Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan should study active seismic faults to be better prepared for a new devastating earthquake that is "more likely to happen than not".
Airline pilots and cabin crew are twice as likely to suffer from skin cancer because of regular exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.
Damel Mektepbayeva, junior researcher at Nazarbayev University, has developed a device that rapidly diagnoses sexually transmitted diseases.
Economic prosperity is the worst enemy of minority languages.
Dr Zhumabay Bakenov, a professor at Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev University, has developed a lithium-sulfur battery with 10-fold regular capacity.
Kazakhstan's Minister of Education and Science Aslan Sarinzhipov has unveiled the Technological Park (Technopark) in Nazarbayev University.
Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars.
Biologists said the genetic machinery of humans, fruit flies and roundworms was similar in many ways, a discovery that could help basic research.
Contagious yawning is a behavior shared by chimpanzees, baboons, dogs and humans, and researchers said Wednesday that wolves can do it too.
Researchers in Japan have been unable to replicate experiments that were hailed earlier this year as a "game-changer", amid claims evidence was faked.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder called ADHD.
Facebook awarded a Internet Defense Prize to a pair of researchers with a viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.
Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of UK adults that prompted a call for tougher anti-obesity measures.
Older people are likely to benefit from a high-dose flu vaccine to ward off the seasonal malaise.
Dolphins often squeal when they get a fish treat, sounding much like happy children.
Running more than four miles a day could be dangerous to your health, according to a study out that examined how much exercise is too much.
A newly discovered gene mutation raises a woman's risk of breast cancer and may be considered the third such inherited gene