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Siblings uniquely promote the development of sympathy and a quality relationship with a brother or sister increases levels of altruism in teens, a new study has found. ‘A quality relationship with a brother or sister also increased teens’ levels of altruism, also known as pro-social behaviour’ Siblings...

Winner of the Man Booker for fiction 2014 Australian author Richard Flanagan, author of “The Narrow Road to the Deep North”, speaks after winning the...

From left, the researchers Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for “the invention of efficient blue...

The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to three scientists who discovered the brain’s “GPS system”. UK-based researcher...

  The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday. The...

The researchers hope their work could help make robots more flexible in future A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers...

Workers in the office of Mojang, the parent company of Minecraft, in Stockholm. Parents like Minecraft because it can be a creative outlet for their children....

Expectations were high – and Apple did not disappoint its fans by announcing not only two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, but...

Associated Press correspondent Dale Gavlak wrote for the Mint Press News yesterday that Syrians in Ghouta believe Al-Qaeda linked rebels supplied with...

Doha 30th August 2013 :A Saudi prince allegedly ridiculed the state of Qatar, describing it as “only 300 people and a television channel”, according...