Small dams, big impact on Mekong River fish: study
Plans to build hydropower dams along small branches of southeast Asia's longest river could have a devastating impact on millions of people who rely on the world's largest inland fishery, scientists said Monday.
Americans more concerned with viability rather than electability in primary races
With Super Tuesday tomorrow, candidates are warned to know that it's the viability they show as a leader, rather than their image or electability that may be the most important attribute in garnering the Republican nomination.
New methods for better purification of wastewater
Before wastewater reaches recipient waters, nutrients must be removed in order to avoid eutrophication and large algal blooms, which may result in serious damage to animal and plant life. Robert Almstrand at the University ...
Launch madness at Wallops in March - '5 in 5'
Launch madness will hit the east coast in March as NASA launches five rockets in approximately five minutes to study the high-altitude jet stream from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Space weather: Explosions on Venus
In the grand scheme of the solar system, Venus and Earth are almost the same distance from the sun. Yet the planets differ dramatically: Venus is some 100 times hotter than Earth and its days more than 200 ...
NASA satellites see Tropical Storm Irina getting loopy
Two NASA satellites have been measuring rainfall and cloud top temperatures in Tropical Storm as it has been "going loopy" in the Mozambique Channel over the last couple of days. Irina is making a cyclonic ...
Google boss lays out future vision at world's top tech fair
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt cast a science-fiction vision of the future as the world's top tech fair opened Monday, with the German IT sector predicting record sales in 2012.
Iberdrola builds huge wind farm in US
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has completed one of the world's biggest wind farms in the US state of Ohio, which will produce more than 300 megawatts of power, it said on Monday.
Anonymous blocks Peru's high-tech police website
The vigilante Internet hackers called Anonymous blocked the website of Peru's police who fight against computer crime, a officials said Monday.
Lady Gaga tops 20 million followers on Twitter
Pop diva Lady Gaga has become the first person with more than 20 million followers on Twitter.
New date set for Europe's resupply mission to ISS
Flight controllers have set March 23 for the launch of a European supply ship to the International Space Station (ISS), the European Space Agency told AFP on Monday.
Human origins traced to worm fossil in Canada
(PhysOrg.com) -- Most primitive known vertebrate and therefore the ancestor of all descendant vertebrates, including humans, discovered.
IBM making the Louvre Museum smarter
IBM on Monday revealed an alliance with the venerable Louvre Museum to use sensors, real-time data analysis and other Internet Age tools to make the museum smarter.
Singapore top carbon emitter in Asia-Pacific: WWF
Affluent Singapore had the largest carbon footprint per head in the Asia-Pacific in 2010, conservation group WWF said Monday.