Malaysia's reef sharks stricken with mystery skin disease

Marine biologists are investigating a mystery skin disease afflicting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia, with some early reports suggesting rising sea… Read Article

Man jumps into Lake Michigan for 365 straight days

A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day, marking the… Read Article

Factory produces high-end replicas of ancient Egyptian treasures

From life-sized Pharaonic busts to finely painted copies of their treasured grave goods, Egypt has inaugurated a factory dedicated to making high-… Read Article

'Khashaba' music and its rhythms from Basra

Salah al-Mulla's debut as a 'tabla' player did not get much approval from neighbours whom he would wake up in the middle of the night while… Read Article

Senegalese monks seek God through kora music

At the Keur Moussa abbey near Senegal's capital, the kora has replaced the organ and accompanies all the religious services of the Benedictine monks… Read Article

Activists sketch G7 leaders' likeness in sand

Activist group Avaaz welcomed G7 leaders to Cornwall by sketching their likenesses into sand, putting their support behind calls to waive… Read Article

Tiny creature comes back to life after 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced asexually after lying frozen in the vast permafrost lands of northeastern Siberia for… Read Article

Artists create giant e-waste 'Mount Recyclemore' sculpture of G7 leaders

As the leaders of the G7 begin to arrive at the South western tip of the UK, their likenesses have also appeared on the side of the Cornish coast in… Read Article

Archaeologists fear climate change slowly erasing world's oldest cave painting in Indonesia

The world's oldest cave painting is decaying at a rapid pace due to climate change, archaeologists said, as experts race against time to find ways to… Read Article

As war destroys Yemen's present, museums struggle to preserve its past

A bronze statue of the main God of the kingdom of Saba, located in what is now the Yemeni province of Marib, lies in a dark and fortified room of the… Read Article

What is Turkey's 'sea snot' outbreak and how does it threaten marine life?

New underwater video shot by documentary filmmaker Tahsin Ceylan showed a slimy 'sea snot' expanding in Sea of Marmara as Turkish government launched… Read Article

Meet Grace, the healthcare robot COVID-19 created

The Hong Kong team behind celebrity humanoid robot Sophia is launching a new prototype, Grace, targeted at the healthcare market and designed to… Read Article

Chocolatier serves up cicada sweets

Cicadas are flying off the shelves at a Maryland chocolate shop that is dipping the insects in chocolate to make sweet and crunchy treats. Sarah… Read Article

Royal frocks, including Diana wedding dress, on display in London

The voluminous ivory dress Princess Diana wore to marry Prince Charles in 1981 has gone on display at her former London home, as part of a new… Read Article

World Oceans Day 2021: Divers in the Philippines try to clear face masks, plastics from sea

The coronavirus pandemic is adding a new unwelcome element to sea pollution off the town of Bauan, a popular dive site in the Philippines' Batangas… Read Article