A Malaysian government plan to double its population of endangered Malayan tigers to 1,000 through tighter protection is under threat due to persistent poaching, a conservation group warned Tuesday.
(AP) -- Already expected to be the largest-ever initial public offering for an Internet company, Facebook is making its IPO even bigger.
(AP) -- Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has renounced his U.S. citizenship, a move expected to save him hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes stemming from the company's impending initial public offering.
Conservative Texas Republicans most likely to use electronic technology in voter outreach, according to new study
Conservative Texas Republicans are most likely to use electronic technology in voter outreach, according to a new study from researchers at Rice and the Universidad de Monterrey.
In its early years, information theory which grew out of a landmark 1948 paper by MIT alumnus and future professor Claude Shannon was dominated by research on error-correcting codes: How do yo ...
Opposition to a major dam north of Brisbane divided communities and also brought them together, a researcher from The University of Queensland discovered.
(Phys.org) -- Chicago's network of police cameras is more effective at reducing crime in high-crime areas than in low-crime areas, according to a new study.
The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a new repeatable test protocol that simulates real shade conditions and can predict with much greater precision the effects of shade on a solar array.
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., successfully completed wind tunnel testing for Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) Space Systems of Louisville, Colo. The test will provide aerodynamic data that will aid in ...
Beyond the high-speed hard drive: Topological insulators open a path to room-temperature spintronics
(Phys.org) -- Strange new materials experimentally identified just a few years ago are now driving research in condensed-matter physics around the world. First theorized and then discovered by researchers ...
Facebook makes its hotly anticipated stock market debut this week in a history-making move promising wealth for insiders and change for users of the online social network.
Our modern love-hate relationship with fat dates to antiquity, says a University of Kansas researcher who writes about the cultural history of fat in Western civilization.
Researchers from the University of Birmingham are creating clean hydrogen from food waste paving the way for a bioenergy alternative for the future.
(Phys.org) -- On the first day of summer – the longest day of the year – tree leaves are lush and green, luminous in the June sunlight.
(Phys.org) -- With little more than basic information about Web users behavior that is, the hyperlinks they click on daily and the content at those sites Susan Gauch can build a better search engine. In ...