The Syrian regime has been accused of using chemical weapons, including in an alleged chlorine attack on north-west Syria on May 19. The regime has denied the allegations.
The bronze weapons of famed Terracotta Warriors have remained in pristine, almost perfect shiny condition with sharp blades, even after being buried for two millennia. Scientists have finally solved the mystery after decades of being baffled.
The US Food and Drug Administration is also looking into whether these types of impurities could be found in other classes of drugs, a spokeswoman for the regulator said.
As the government decriminalised gold digging in the country three years ago, violence perpetrated by robbers and mining mafia is on the surge. Many miners now carry machetes for self defense.
About 95 percent of crops are chemically-induced in Argentina, making it one of the world's leading cereal, corn, and soybean producers. But locals say underneath this growth is a story of death and disease.
The poisoning of a former Russian double agent, Sergai Skripal, in the British city of Salisbury stunned the world this year.
David Hertz and Laura Doss are literally making water from air; their device creates little rainstorms inside shipping containers by heating up wood chips to produce the temperature and humidity needed to draw water from the air and the wood itself.
A top European Union court upheld the ban on three insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, dismissing cases brought by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta.
Enzyme can digest PET, a substance in plastic bottles that causes pollution in huge areas of land and sea all over the world. A plastic bottle takes hundreds of years to decompose.
The new bed net has a special chemical that blocks mosquitoes resistance to insecticides and in a test has proven to cut malaria prevalence by as much as 44 percent.
The Justice Department says it will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that are fueling the drug abuse crisis in the US.
UN draft resolution expresses grave concern over three reported chlorine attacks in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks and asserts that those responsible for using chemical weapons must be held accountable.
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