Last year was Earth's hottest on record, say US scientists

Last year was Earth`s hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.

Nanowire clothes to soon keep you warm

A team of US scientists has developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than regular clothes.

Nine-month-old baby born with HIV cured: US scientists

A 9-month-old baby who was born in California with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth, medical researchers said on Wednesday.

US scientists to boycott NASA meeting

Several prominent scientists in exoplanet research have decided to boycott a NASA conference after learning Chinese researchers are barred from attending by the space agency, which cited national security as its reason.

HIV-infected baby `functionally cured` for the first time

Scientists in the US have claimed that a baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured.

Iran has boosted atomic bomb ability: US scientists

The scientists warned against Western complacency over Iran`s nuclear drive.

Top Portuguese award goes to 2 US scientists

Two US scientists have won an award for work in understanding how humans see.

Top Portuguese award goes to 2 US scientists

Two US scientists have won an award for work in understanding how humans see.

Indian scientists question Big Bang theory

An Indian and an American scientist have questioned the Big Bang theory.

US scientists say they can `steal` ballots from EVMs

Computer scientists in the US have demonstrated how electronic voting machines (EVM) can be hacked and votes ‘stolen’ using a malicious programming approach that had not been invented when the voting machine was designed.