(PhysOrg.com) -- Words convey meaning, but our choice of specific words also conveys details about our personalities, new research confirms. For example, extraverts are likely to use the word "mouth" frequently, and "open" ...
Canon plans to spend up to one trillion yen ($12 billion) by 2015 on mergers and acquisitions to expand in the areas of medical equipment and robotics, according to an interview published Tuesday.
(AP) -- German authorities ordered 140 pigs slaughtered Tuesday after tests showed high levels of a cancer-causing chemical for the first time in swine, as the nation's dioxin scandal widened beyond poultry and eggs.
(AP) -- Military helicopters searched Tuesday for scores of people missing after a tsunami-like wall of water ripped through an Australian valley, tossing cars like toys in the deadliest episode of a weekslong ...
AT&T's monopoly on carrying the iPhone in the United States is expected to near its end Tuesday, when its rival Verizon announces a deal to begin selling Apple's coveted device.
As Japan's flu season gets into full swing, a local technology firm Tuesday unveiled a mirror-like thermometer that can detect and identify a person who is feverish.
Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices, according to a study published online and in the March issue of Radiology.
Chinese search engine giant Baidu has launched an English-language blog on the country's online culture, a company spokesman said Tuesday, as the firm looks to expand into overseas markets.
New technology to make shellfish safer to eat has been pioneered by scientists at Queen's University Belfast.
Japanese telecom giant NTT Docomo and publisher Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) Tuesday announced a joint e-book service to take advantage of a wave of launches of tablet computers and e-readers.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The earliest known winery has been uncovered in a cave in the mountains of Armenia.
China's radar-eluding stealth fighter made its first-known test flight Tuesday, marking dramatic progress in the country's efforts to develop cutting-edge military technologies.
Intel Corp.'s decision to pay Nvidia Corp. $1.5 billion for the right to its patents highlights the seismic shifts the semiconductor industry is undergoing.
(AP) -- The founder of secret-spilling website WikiLeaks is due back in court as part of his fight to avoid being extradited to Sweden.