Japan's top mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo said Monday it will make Tower Records Japan a subsidiary to enhance its online sales of CDs and DVDs.
(Phys.org) -- A newly developed carbon nanotube material could help lower the cost of fuel cells, catalytic converters and similar energy-related technologies by delivering a substitute for expensive platinum catalysts.
An 18-member international team of researchers that includes James Kennett, professor of earth science at UC Santa Barbara, has discovered melt-glass material in a thin layer of sedimentary rock in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, ...
Vast stores of carbon in U.S. forest soils could be released by rising global temperatures, according to a study by UC Irvine and other researchers in today's online Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, ...
(AP) Apple is kicking an important Google application off its iPhone and buddying up with Facebook rather than Google's social network, as it distances itself from a bitter rival in the phone arena.
Apple said Monday it was revving up the software running its coveted gadgets, training its sights on the China market -- and tossing Google Maps aside in the process.
Digital Domain Media Group, creators of a Tupac Shakur hologram that rocked this year's Coachella festival, said Monday it has raised $10.5 million to help build a roster of virtual stars.
NASA's Mars rover, nicknamed Curiosity, is zeroing in on its August landing on the Red Planet and aims to touch down closer than expected to its mountain target, the US space agency said Monday.
(Phys.org) -- If female butterflies are programmed to identify males of their species by the patterns of spots on their wings, how can new wing patterns evolve in males?
Many plant and animal pathogens deploy effector proteins as part of their 'molecular arsenal' to facilitate infection and colonisation of their hosts. New research has revealed the structure of a bacterial effector molecule ...