WHO: Average life expectancy has risen 5 years since 2000

The average length of human life has grown 5 years since the year 2000, the fastest increase seen since the 1960s, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday.

HRK 7 mln secured to assist with applications for LIFE programme

The programme is intended for public bodies, private companies and non-governmental organisations registered in the European Union and a call for applications has been announced for May 19.

First of two Europe/Russian missions blasts off seeking life on Mars

This is the first of two unmanned missions for the ExoMars programme, in search of current or past life on the Red Planet, or evidence thereof.