(PhysOrg.com) -- Does it matter whether long periods of hot weather, such as last year's heat wave that gripped the U.S. Midwest, happen in June or July, August or September?
(PhysOrg.com) -- For a half-million years, Mount Hood has towered over the landscape, but unlike some of its cousins in Oregons Cascade Mountains and many other volcanoes around the Pacific Rim of Fire, ...
Researchers at the University of Tokyos Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU) and Nagoya University used large-scale computer simulations and recent observational data of gravitational lensing ...
Apple's stock Monday topped $500 for the first time on Wall Street even as a probe started looking into work conditions at a Chinese factory that cranks out the California company's coveted gadgets.
The technology that Google uses to analyze trillions of Web pages is being brought to bear on the way molecules are shaped and organized.
In a study of the molecular underpinnings of plants' pest resistance, Rice University biologists have shown that plants both anticipate daytime raids by hungry insects and make sophisticated preparations to fend them off.
Intelligence what does it really mean? In the 1800s, it meant that you were good at memorising things, and today intelligence is measured through IQ tests where the average score for humans is 100. Researchers at the ...
Faded online social network Myspace said Monday it was getting a second wind due to the popularity of a freshly launched online music player.
Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility have won approvals from U.S. and European antitrust regulators, moving Google a major step closer to completing the biggest deal in its 13-year history.
The European Commission on Monday defended a global online-piracy pact opposed by some EU states and still to be ratified by the European Parliament.