A new communication protocol for wireless sensor networks just released by the Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute is the most efficient yet with more than a tenfold improvement on previous versions.
Wei-Min Shen of the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute recently reported to NASA significant progress in developing "SuperBot," identical modular units that plug into each other ...
Yesterday Intel announced the mobile clinical assistant (MCA) is ready to enable nurses to spend more time with patients, do their jobs on the move while remaining connected, and manage the administration of ...
The final countdown testing in preparation for the March 15 launch of space shuttle Atlantis began Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A U.S. government study in Washington has suggested the federal government currently pays 45 percent of the nation's health costs.
The Dole Fresh Fruit Co. is recalling cantaloupes in the eastern United States and the Canadian province of Quebec because of potential health concerns.
Members of the International Space Station crew have successfully conducted a series of tests in preparation for their historic Thursday spacewalk.
South Korean officials say the journal Science is avoiding articles by Korean scientists because of disgraced cloning researcher Hwang Woo-suk.
Canadian health officials are issuing a warning about the risks of mercury in canned albacore tuna for women and children.
U.S. scientists say they have discovered some retroviruses induce cells to form long bridges along which virus particles can move.
Johns Hopkins University was the fiscal 2005 leader in total research and development spending among all U.S. academic institutions, a report said.
Soil bacteria could be used to help steady buildings against earthquakes, according to researchers at UC Davis. The microbes can literally convert loose, sandy soil into rock.
Virtual reality isn’t just for gamers anymore. At the University of Arizona, the technology that used to be synonymous with the video game industry is now supporting the efforts of UA researchers in fields ...
How the immune system is switched on and off, or how it detects friend or foe, has baffled scientists for years. New research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine shows that tiny cells called ...