Italy home circumcision kills child

Image caption Circumcision demonstration on a doll. About a third of interventions in Italy are illegal A five-month-old boy has died after parents performed a circumcision at their home in Italy, officials say.The baby was sent to a…

Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark

Image copyright NASA The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark.The huge haul is a sign of the explosion of findings from searches with telescopes on the ground and in space over the…