US networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. announced on Thursday it was buying Pure Digital Technologies, maker of the popular Flip Video camcorder, in a deal worth more than 600 million dollars.
A shoal of robotic fish which can detect pollution in the water are set to released into the sea off Spain, British scientists said Thursday.
Even small devices need power, and much of that juice comes from fuel cells. As these devices become even smaller, the rush is on to find more efficient ways to power them.
A new report by psychologists at the University of Leicester warns of the dangers of jurors facing trauma because of their exposure to harrowing and gruesome evidence.
A three-year-old Vietnamese boy died Thursday from bird flu, a doctor in the southern city of Ho Chi Minh said.
Fujitsu has launched the world's first e-book with a colour display in Japan, the company said Thursday.
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone network operator, said Thursday its profits jumped by 30 percent last year, but warned China's telecoms market faced a tough 2009.
(AP) -- Behind Dan DeRosa's smiling face lurks a dull headache that never goes away. He suffers from memory lapses and hears a shrill ringing in his ears akin to the lingering squeal of a heavy metal concert.
(AP) -- A hatchling of a rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found in the wild on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years, a wildlife official said Thursday.
(AP) -- NFL players are coming to Capitol Hill to tackle an important issue - physical education in schools.
(AP) -- Scientists sailed Thursday to inspect an undersea volcano that has been erupting for days near Tonga - shooting smoke, steam and ash thousands of feet (meters) into the sky above the South Pacific ...
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. released a new version of Internet Explorer Thursday, adding features meant to speed up common Web surfing tasks and bringing the browser's security measures in line with those of ...
Tobacco isn't famous for its health benefits. But now scientists have succeeded in using genetically modified tobacco plants to produce medicines for several autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, including diabetes. The research ...
For women with recurrent breast cancer, the treatment the doctor chooses is usually based on the properties of their original breast cancer. A group from Toronto has recently completed the world's first study that compared ...
(AP) -- It's not just consumer groups anymore that say the U.S. food safety system is broken.