A Russian scientific research center's work on the 'OnkoRobot', a new robot designed to assist in the surgical treatment of prostate cancer, has advanced to the pre-prototype stage, with the first fully-functional prototype expected to be created by next year.
A former television producer who hired a series of hitmen to kill his partner has been jailed for 17 years. David Harris, who planned to run off with a Lithuanian lover, who was 40 years younger, had claimed he was just doing research for a crime novel.
US scientist have developed a computer game called Janelia Automatic Animal Behavior Annotator (JAABA), which uses machine learning to map groups of neurons responsible for the different behaviors observed in fruit flies.
A 57-year-old woman from New Zealand died on the island of St. Maarten after standing near the jet blast from a departing plane at the Princess Juliana Airport Tuesday.
The mission of Rossotrudnichestvo in the United States is in discussions on holding a large forum of US-Russian sister cities on the Russian territory, according to Oleg Zhiganov, head of the Russian Cultural Center in Washington.
Mayor of Russia's city of Novorossiysk Igor Dyachenko will come to Gainesville, Florida in December, according to Mayor of US city of Gainesville, Florida.
In what seems like a case written for a comedy sketch, animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and photographer David Slater are back in court, in the hopes of finally determining who owns the selfie that Naruto, a macaque monkey, took back in 2011.
If you wait long enough, your dream will surely come true. At least, Tinder wants us to believe in it.
Today, Google commemorates the world famous art director and outstanding Japanese graphic designer, Eiko Ishioka, with a doodle on its page.
It’s no secret that Saudi Arabian people have a high standard of living. But an Instagram account, which appears to show the life of Saudis born with a silver spoon in their mouth, portrays them with golden weapons and dangerous pets.
A judge has been found dead, with a plastic bag over his head, in the latest twist in France's most notorious murder case. The killer of four-year-old Gregory Villemin has never been caught, but the case was reopened recently and Judge Jean-Michel Lambert's original investigation in 1984 came in for criticism.
Despite having one of the lowest prisoner populations in the world, Dutch jails are heaving – not with hardened inmates, but office workers, tourists, fitness fanatics, those with a thirst for adventure and other law abiding citizens. The reason? The Dutch aren't committing enough crimes.
Exams are sometimes the final straw that pushes under-25s into taking their own lives in the UK, according to a major inquiry conducted by the University of Manchester's Center for Mental Health and Safety, the UK's leading research program in this field.
The authorities in the Balearic Islands have asked the Spanish government and the European Union to ban alcohol on planes which are heading there. Ibiza and Majorca are extremely popular with young people from Britain, Germany and Scandinavia but the authorities are getting fed up of what they call "anti-social tourism."
As 2017's Wimbledon Championships heat up, UK food delivery service HungryHouse has courted food art guru Prudence Staite to serve up a scintillating series of dishes that recreate top tennis stars to a fault.
German police have detained two suspects in the late-March theft of a 220-pound gold coin from a Berlin museum.
Following up his success with "Sully" and "American Sniper," famed Hollywood actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood has selected the real-life American heroes from the 2015 Paris train attack to star in his upcoming film, "The 15:17 to Paris."
Poor sleep habits can increase the risk of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report.
Drivers in America spend an average of 17 hours every year just looking for a place to park their car.
"Look here three seconds, automatic paper out," say instructions in Chinese and English on a toilet paper machine with biometric authentication functions in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian Province.
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