An Office of Naval Research (ONR) universal gateway that gives Sailors access to more accurate, secure, real-time information will be delivered to the fleet in just three years from the project's inception at ONR officials ...
(Phys.org) -- Rice University researchers have settled a long-standing controversy over the mechanism by which silver nanoparticles, the most widely used nanomaterial in the world, kill bacteria.
"Cows are happy in parts of Northern California and not in Florida" is a good way to sum up the findings of new research from the University of Washington, said Yoram Bauman, best known as the "stand-up economist."
Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Dick Costolo said the short message social network has a "truckload of money in the bank" and would remain a private company for as long as it wants.
If the first day of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference focused more on its consumer offerings, with talk of tablets and touch-centric devices, Day 2 focused squarely on Microsoft's bread and butter: its business customers.
Emerging powerhouses China and India will lead the way in churning out university graduates by the end of the decade, the OECD said Wednesday.
Like many Neotropical fauna, sloths are running out of room to maneuver.
(Phys.org) -- A recent theoretical study by a University of Waterloo doctoral candidate in nanotechnology engineering suggests that manufacturers may one day make lasers and LEDs out of silicon, with the potential to significantly ...
As the world of electronic games rapidly changes, so does EA Sports.
It's a project 500 million years in the making. Only this time, instead of playing on a movie screen in Jurassic Park, it's happening in a lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it was once seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection.
Judging from recent reviews on Yelp, the Center for Counseling, Recovery & Growth was the place to go to turn your life around.
An Earth observation satellite conceived by former Vice President Al Gore - but banished to a Maryland warehouse by foes of climate change after George W. Bush beat Gore for the presidency - could get a ride into space as ...
Indonesian farmers could earn an added net income of US$100 or more per hectare per season by following fertilizer advice from a new service they can now access for free with their mobile phone.