The eastern lobe of the disaster-struck Aral Sea seems to have shrunk by four-fifths in just three years, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday.
India's second-biggest software exporter Infosys announced Friday a better-than-expected 17.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit, but said global conditions remained challenging.
(AP) -- An appeals court found insufficient evidence to warrant the trial of a Guatemalan whose Twitter message led to his arrest on charges of inciting financial panic.
Computer chip maker Infineon said on Friday it would make a big capital increase guaranteed by the US investment fund Apollo, giving the troubled German company a breath of fresh air.
Hundreds of thousands of college students from around the world vied in a Microsoft challenge to find ways that technology can help achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.
(AP) -- One in three breast cancer patients identified in public screening programs may be treated unnecessarily, a new study says. Karsten Jorgensen and Peter Gotzsche of the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen analyzed ...
A group of chemicals found in many fruits and vegetables, as well as tea, cocoa and red wine, could protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease, a dementia expert will tell scientists at a conference today (Friday).
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists based at UQ are working towards one of sustainable energy’s holy grails - harvesting the untapped potential of sugar cane.
A Matter of Density, Not Quantity: Individual Bacterial Cells are Capable of Quorum Sensing when Confined in Small Volum
(PhysOrg.com) -- Infections of wounds, pneumonia, etc. in hospitals in particular are often caused by bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Once they reach a certain density, colonies of Pseudomonas aeruginosa produce virulence ...
(AP) -- Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt can't wait for the Internet search leader's free operating system to debut next year.