Lunar boom: Why we'll soon be mining the moon
As history has repeatedly shown, where there are valuable minerals to be unearthed, adventurous humans will arrive in droves even if it means battling extreme conditions and risking life and limb.
Crows found able to distinguish between human voices
Discovery could lead to greener ways of making drugs
(Phys.org) -- Discoveries made during PhD studies by Victoria University graduate Emma Dangerfield could revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry, by allowing drugs to be made in a more environmentally friendly way.
How public should public records be? Increased availability sparks privacy concerns
Online technology has vastly increased citizens' access to public records such as political campaign contributions and real estate transactions. But that explosion of information availability also sparks privacy concerns ...
Research on neutrinos allows the discovery of vortices in the abysses of the eastern Mediterranean
An INFN research project on neutrinos has made it possible to observe for the first time the presence of chains of marine vortices in the Mediterranean at depths of more than 3000 meters, large water structures of diameters ...
UB examines violations in developing natural gas in Pennsylvania's marcellus shale
The University at Buffalo's Shale Resources and Society Institute today issued a report, "Environmental Impacts During Shale Gas Drilling: Causes, Impacts and Remedies," which offers the first quantitative data review of ...
ViviSat space vehicles will keep satellites on track
Football: Goal-line technology trial in Danish league - FIFA
One of two goal-line technology systems being tested for FIFA's rules body is to be used at two Danish league matches in the coming week, the world governing body said on Wednesday.
NEC unveils gesture controlling device
Japanese technology titan NEC has unveiled a gadget that allows users to control their TV, mobile phone or tablet computer using a virtual input device.
Facebook co-founder Saverin to stay in Singapore (Update)
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin intends to stay in Singapore but has no plans to take up citizenship after giving up his US passport, his spokesman said.
Asia helps drive Facebook's 1-billion goal
As Facebook nears saturation levels in some Western countries, Asian users are helping drive the social-networking leader's march on the 1-billion-user milestone and beyond.
Is Facebook worth the bet? Doubts amid the frenzy
Everyone knows it is a giant of the Internet that will make money for a long while. But is Facebook worth investing in at its elevated initial public offering price?
Japan enters commercial space race
Japan will put a commercial satellite into space on Friday, officials said, in its first foray into the European- and Russian-dominated world of contract launches.
News Corp takes stake in private China film group
US media giant News Corp. has taken a 19.9 percent stake in Bona Film Group, which calls itself the largest privately owned film distributor in China, the firms said.