evoMouse and Magic Cube: New mouse and projector keyboard devices (w/ Video)
Aqua satellite spots rare Southern Atlantic sub-tropical storm
NASA's Aqua satellite spotted some strong convection in a recently formed low pressure area that strengthened into Sub-Tropical Storm Arani in the South Atlantic. Arani formed near the coast of Brazil and ...
Fukushima triggers new look at mega-quake threat
The disaster that has befallen Fukushima is prompting some experts to cast a worried eye at the risk of massive earthquakes to nuclear plants in seismic zones.
Netflix shares surge on analyst call, research
Netflix shares soared on Wall Street on Tuesday as a financial analyst rated the US video company a buy and market research showed it trouncing its rivals in the home digital movie market.
Apple delays iPad 2 release in Japan
Apple said Tuesday that it was delaying next week's release of the iPad 2 in Japan because of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the country.
Modern Magellans: New grant uses the power of the masses to map dark matter in the galaxy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute astronomer Heidi Newberg is using a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to begin mapping the distribution of dark matter in our galaxy. The more than $382,000 ...
'Rigged' cooling may fail at Japan nuke plant: US scientist
If radiation levels continue to rise around Japan's earthquake-hit nuclear facilities, all remaining workers would have to evacuate and attempts to manually cool the reactor could fail, US scientists said Tuesday.
Online anonymity icon dislikes Facebook model
The founder of Internet anonymity haven 4chan thinks Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is mistaken when it comes to online identities.
Where the winds blow: Experts ponder fallout risks
Experts monitoring weather patterns for any fallout from Japan's stricken nuclear plant said Tuesday the winds had so far been favourable but they were less confident about the outlook later this week.
EBay adjusts rules for avoiding 'listing' fees
(AP) -- EBay Inc. has tweaked the requirements for avoiding "listing" fees when auctioning items on its site, letting users list up to 50 items each month at any starting price and allowing them to add the "Buy it Now" option ...
The Virus Turns 40
Malaria drug slows pancreatic cancer growth in mouse models
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists report they have shrunk or slowed the growth of notoriously resistant pancreatic tumors in mice, using a drug routinely prescribed for malaria and rheumatoid arthritis.
Unprecedented view of protein folding may help develop brain disease therapies
Misfold an origami swan and the worst that happens is you wind up with an ugly paper duckling. Misfold one of the vital proteins in your body each of which must be folded in a particular way to perform ...
Chasing the pot of gold: Researchers study gambling subtypes and treatment outcomes
Approximately two million adults in the United States meet criteria for pathological gambling, and another four to six million are considered problem gamblers, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling. A study ...