Scientists at Opertech Bio, Inc. have developed a proprietary apparatus and methodology for high-throughput taste evaluation. The work points to approaches that have the potential to greatly improve the process ...
The New Zealand developers of a personalised jetpack said Tuesday that aviation regulators have issued the device with a flying permit, allowing for manned test flights.
Smart phones that respond to signals from plants? Laptops that coordinate irrigation at dozens of vineyards? Remote weather stations programmed to text frost alerts?
North Korea, one of the most isolated and censored societies on the planet, has unveiled what it says is a domestically-produced smartphone.
US intelligence director James Clapper introduced a review group Monday that will assess whether the right balance is being struck between national security and personal privacy.
Facebook has agreed to acquire Mobile Technologies, a firm specializing in voice translation software, the two companies said, without providing financial details of the transaction.
A University of Portland study challenges the popular perception that there is a "new and pervasive hookup culture" among contemporary college students.
A Singapore-based company has launched an iPhone app alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face even when they're 35,000 feet in the air.
Benjamin Snyder conducted his research in the cab of a truck hauling frozen chicken from Missouri to Virginia.
A woman's work is never done—or so the saying goes. Though women still do about two thirds of household chores, the division of labor may depend on what her mate does for a living.
Growing up with siblings may provide some protection against divorce as an adult, a new nationwide study reveals.
The decline and disappearance of stable, unionized full-time jobs with health insurance and pensions for people who lack a college degree has had profound effects on working-class Americans who now are less likely to get ...
Rare Amur tigers in Russia are succumbing to infection with canine distemper virus (CDV), a pathogen most commonly found in domestic dogs, according to the authors of a study published in mBio, the online open-access journa ...