Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou shared the Noble Prize in Medicine with Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura.
Being tall is linked to a higher risk of cancer, especially for women.
An ancestral form of Black Death bacteria has been found near the butt of a prehistoric flea.
An Italian neurosurgeon will perform the procedure on volunteer Valery Spiridonov, who has a genetic muscle-wasting disease.
If confirmed, the new findings could lead to a blood test that could diagnose patients with migraines.
How does a Medieval disease find its way into the modern era?
Armadillos can transmit the disease to humans, but the Florida Department of Health hasn't tested the strains in the nine patients to see whether they match those found in area armadillos.
Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to death, obesity and heart disease.
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