South Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, said a report published Wednesday.
Nicknamed the "chicken from hell," a newly identified species of feathered dinosaur as tall as a human roamed North America at least 66 million years ago.
Women are being put off careers in science by stereotypes and are less than half as likely as men to apply for degrees in the field.
Waves of gravity that rippled through space right after the Big Bang have been detected for the first time, in a landmark discovery that adds to our understanding of how the universe was born.
The sightseer of 4014 may have to pay a virtual visit to the Tower of London or Statue of Liberty, said a climate study Wednesday that warned of dramatic ocean encroachment on heritage sites.
A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the lethal, degenerative Lou Gehrig's disease.
US industrial conglomerate General Electric said Monday it would boost spending on environmentally friendly energy research by $10 billion by 2020, including on fracking technologies and wind turbines.
Japan's public is less enthusiastic about capital punishment than government research shows, a new study has claimed, amid an acceleration in the rate of executions under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Worldwide, one woman in 14 has been sexually assaulted by someone other than a partner, according to the first global estimate of the problem.
Eating yoghurt and low-fat cheese can cut the risk of developing diabetes by around a quarter compared with consuming none.
Women are often in the dark when it comes to basic facts about sex, fertility, pregnancy and their own reproductive health, according to a US study Monday.
Two-thirds of young children in the United States now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use the device to read.
Texting while walking impairs a person's ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace, and may pose risks to pedestrians according to a study out.
Great white sharks may live until their 70s, more than three times as long as previously thought, according to a new analysis of the marine predator's backbones out Wednesday.
Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation.
The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed Monday.
"A dry martini. Just hand it to me, and I'll do the shaking myself."
Women aren't very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking.
A contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer after Australian researchers successfully made male mice infertile.
Bolashak scholarship gave an opportunity to children of unemployed and retired Kazakhstan nationals to study abroad.
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