Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy took home the top prizes at this year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
A DNA analysis of four ancient Roman skeletons found in London shows the first inhabitants of the city were a multi-ethnic mix similar to contemporary Londoners, the Museum of London said on Monday.
Scientists have created a strain of mosquitoes capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population through its progeny, ultimately eliminating the insects’ ability to tran
Egypt said on Monday it will conduct more tests this week in search of a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun’s tomb that a British archaeologist believes may be the burial place of Queen Nefertiti.
The ability to perceive the five basic tastes — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savoury) — is hardwired in our brains, according to scientists who were able to switch taste on and off through br
Syphilis was widespread in central Europe even before Christopher Columbus’ famous voyage to America, say scientists who have identified several cases of the disease in Austria dating back to as early
Scientists have grown a mini-intestine just a quarter of a millimetre across in a test tube that exhibits functions of the human intestine and can be used for nutritional research.
Genes are responsible for making a different type of male ruff, a bird that breeds in Eurasia and winters in Africa, according to a new study.
In one of the largest discoveries of ancient coins in Switzerland, a farmer has helped unearth more than 4,100 bronze and silver Roman coins dating between 270 and 294 AD in his cherry orchard.