Intense heatwaves like the ones in March and April are unusual but they could become more frequent due to climate change unless net emissions are reduced, experts say.
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2021 Monday for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
The 98.6 F standard for ‘normal body temperature’ was first established by German physician Carl Wunderlich in 1867. It is changing.
Since 1889, we have agreed to use a standard block of metal – kept near Paris – to define the kilogram.
Though not a confirmation of alien life, the results do take us a step closer to deducing that Mars is a tad more hospitable to life than previously thought.
Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.
China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.