Five southern African countries signed an agreement Thursday to create a giant conservation zone in the Okavango and Zambezi river basins that stretches over an area half the size of France.
Microsoft is rolling out the digital red carpet for the full Windows 8 unveiling next month the company's developer conference.
Basic biology textbooks may need a bit of revising now that biologists at UC San Diego have discovered a never-before-noticed component of our basic genetic material.
(AP) -- Foursquare, the smartphone app that lets users check in to restaurants, bars and other places, is now letting users do the same with events.
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's lunar-bound GRAIL twins were mated to their Delta II launch vehicle at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 17 at 8:45 a.m. EDT (5:45 a.m. PDT) today. The 15-mile (25-kilometer) trip ...
A fluorescent protein found in Monterey Bay's crystal jellyfish is helping University of California-Santa Cruz scientists peer deeper into living tissue.
South Africa's mining minister on Thursday said no decision will be made on controversial shale gas prospecting until next year with an existing moratorium extended by six months.
Hackers temporarily blocked the official World Youth Day site Thursday just as Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Madrid to preside over the festivities, a spokeswoman for the event said.