Surfing record-holder awaits "monster" wave in Portugal

World-renowned American surfer Garrett McNamara holds a record for riding a 78-foot (24-m) wave - the largest ever surfed. Now he wants to find one almost twice as big.

Stem cells- `Holy Grail for regenerative medicine`

Scientists have created the first known batch of gold standard stem cells, taken from human embryos and grown in the lab.

Holy grail of tree diversity lies in the soil Home

Researchers have now found what exactly determines plant diversity in a forest— soil-borne pathogens.

‘Holy Grail’ of regenerative medicine found?

A new study of zebrafish has put scientists in the U.S. a step closer to unravelling the mechanism behind body part regeneration, a power possessed by some animals but not humans.