Travel  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:18 am  |  Article Hits:867
The menopause is a puzzle for biologists. Why would the female of a species cease to reproduce half way through her life, when natural selection favours characteristics that help an individual's genes survive? A study of killer whales - one of only two mammals apart from humans to undergo the menopause - is providing clues.  MORE
Tech  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:16 am  |  Article Hits:362
Astronomers have discovered signs of a baby planet developing around another star.  MORE
Tech  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:15 am  |  Article Hits:342
China is set to launch a second experimental space station, as it looks to have a manned station by 2022, state media said.  MORE
Money  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:14 am  |  Article Hits:200
The government has given the go ahead for a new £18bn nuclear power station in the UK after imposing "significant new safeguards" to protect national security.  MORE
Sport  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:13 am  |  Article Hits:317
Holders Real Madrid staged a dramatic late comeback, including a 94th-minute winner, to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 in their Champions League opener.

Sporting took the lead through a low shot from Bruno Cesar but Cristiano Ronaldo equalised in the 89th minute with a superb long-range free-kick.  MORE
Sport  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 7:11 am  |  Article Hits:319
Claudio Ranieri said "the Champions League music woke up" Riyad Mahrez, who scored twice as Leicester beat Club Brugge 3-0 on their competition debut.   MORE
Travel  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 5:37 am  |  Article Hits:209
Rotorua, on New Zealand's North Island, was attracting international visitors long before "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson made the country's landscape irresistible to the world.   MORE
Travel  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 5:36 am  |  Article Hits:210
Quan Peng's wheelchair doesn't have brakes or any kind of motor. To propel and stop himself he only uses his hands.   MORE
Travel  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 5:35 am  |  Article Hits:546
Iceland is home to some unusual food. Kæstur hákarl is made by fermenting the meat of Greenland or other sleeper shark underground for six to 12 weeks before hanging it to dry for four to five months. It's often said to have a unique urine-like smell.  MORE
Travel  |  Thu - September 15, 2016 5:34 am  |  Article Hits:276
Delicately designed, overwhelmingly dense and often an acquired taste for many in the West, mooncakes are one of the most famous foods found in Chinese communities around the world this time of year.  MORE
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