Chengdu, a city in southwestern Sichuan province, is developing 'illumination satellites' which will shine in tandem with the real moon, but are 8 times brighter
Filipinos are buying more expensive, smaller fish now compared to a decade ago, according to a survey by the Social Weather Stations
The energy sector accounts for 80% of global CO2 emissions, with most of the rest caused by deforestation and agriculture
The vaquita porpoise species is nearly wiped out by illegal fishing in its native habitat.
The Philippines' Pasig River beats China's Yangtze River for the first Asia RiverPrize Award
Because the material has yet to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, the liquid-loving latex has yet to be tested during intercourse
President Donald Trump, a longtime climate change skeptic, says he does believe the climate is shifting, but argues that any worsening may not be permanent
Called LYNA, the AI is able to identify notoriously hard-to-detect metastatic tumors, say Google researchers
How would you want your work and living spaces to reflect what you love about life?
Does benevolent sexism always undermine women? It might depend on context.
How can doctors predict which patient will respond best to which treatment? We have developed a new technique based on astrophysical research, published in PLOS One, that may be a game changer.
The stigma is often perpetrated by friends and family, not strangers. The results of stigma can be catastrophic.
Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague who survived an aborted flight are likely to go into space in the spring
This means that the businesses can now seek permits to operate from the interior and tourism departments
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency project manager Yuichi Tsuda say they needed more time to prepare the landing as the latest data shows the asteroid surface was more rugged than expected
US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin are safe after their Soyuz rocket fails shortly after blast-off
Survivors share their own personal stories as they hope to change the constricting and discriminatory narrative tuberculosis is embedded in
British scientists say they have proved for the first time that the disease-causing bacteria can be transmitted manually via the nose and hands
A surge of new exploration efforts are underway in a nation that has some of the world's largest untapped sources of volcanic heat, but which relies on coal for half its electricity
Hubble is currently down to two working gyros and needs at least 3 for optimal operations. But it can continue to provide observations with just one functioning gyroscope.
Diseases, such as diabetes, cancers, or cardiovascular diseases, have contributed to about 80% of deaths in the region, says WHO Western Pacific regional director Dr Shin Young-soo
'Things that scientists have been saying would happen further in the future are happening now,' Jennifer Morgan, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, says
We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat
'Combating anemia is a priority for the government and we want it to be a priority for Peru,' says President Martin Vizcarra
A consultant to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ranks heated tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes but more deadly than e-cigarettes
A higher administrative court suspends energy company RWE's planned razing of Hambach forest for a growing open-case mine
The Saudis had objected to the inclusion of a passage emphasising the need for sharp reductions in the use of fossil fuels –Saudi Arabia's main export.
Body weight is not the best indicator of internal well-being. A much better indicator is your diet.
As a practicing physician and professor of medicine, people ask me about the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar all the time
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad win the prestigious award 'for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict'
'Wind beats coal by any environmental measure, but that doesn't mean that its impacts are negligible,' says a senior author of the study
(UPDATED) This year, a total of 331 individuals and organizations are nominated for the prestigious peace award
The landing comes with Russian and US officials investigating the appearance of a mysterious hole in a Russian space craft docked at the orbiting station
(UPDATED) American scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winter win the Nobel Chemistry Prize
A combination of plate tectonic in the region, the shape of the coastline, vulnerable communities, and a less-than-robust early warning system all combine to make Indonesian tsunamis especially dangerous
Nobel prize winner Donna Strickland was praised 'for inspiring other women and young girls to dream without limits and pursue the careers of their choice'
The French-German Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout, or MASCOT, lands safely on asteroid Ryugu and is in contact with its team
Experts say at least 3 factors caused the deadly waves that ravaged the Indonesian city of Palu
(UPDATED) For their work in the field of laser physics, Arthur Askin of the US, and the tandem of France's Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland of Canada, share the Nobel Prize
While chemotherapy destroys cancerous cells along with normal cells – often with toxic and debilitating effects on a patient – immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target tumor cells
The Philippine Eagle Foundation receives this year's Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution for its collaboration with indigenous peoples in saving the endangered national bird
The report lays out what it will take to prevent Earth's average surface temperature from rising beyond 1.5C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels
Scientists hope the technique can be used to save other endangered big cats
We humans invented the disciplines so we can highlight various aspects of reality for a deeper understanding. It's time to unlearn the borders we made so we can see where the disciplines connect and where they diverge.
(3rd UPDATE) 'This will be one of the most important meetings in IPCC history,' says Hoesung Lee, chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The agreement seeks to restore, conserve, and protect the Visayan Sea's marine biodiversity
The missionary doctor from Davao City, this year's recipient of the Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual, dedicates his life to making cleft patients smile again
It has always been a bit of mystery as to why some species of male mammals evolved bones in their penises
The growing evidence for nutritional psychiatry suggests that general practitioners and mental health professionals should now seriously consider including dietary counseling for patients who are at risk of depression
Without the Literature Prize, this year's other high-profile Nobel is the Peace Prize, to be announced in Oslo on Friday, October 5