The World Health Organization is reportedly being pressured to expand access to its private bird flu database as a way to spur wider research on the virus.
University of Toronto scientists say they're the first to empirically document that minority women face workplace harassment based on both sex and ethnicity.
In an effort to adapt with the new cyber landscape and evolving news consumers, the BBC has released plans to redesign its Web site.
Digital copyright laws are hampering innovation, a Cato Institute paper found Tuesday.
Proteins, one of the basic components of living things, are among the most studied molecules in biochemistry. Understanding how proteins form or "fold" from sequenced strings of amino acids has long been one of the grand ...
The new peer-to-peer Tribler system, based on open-source software, was launched on Friday during The Workshop on Technical and Legal Aspects of Peer-to-Peer Television in Amsterdam. The software, developed at the Delft University ...
The revolutionary model plane has been developed as part of a £6.2m programme, involving engineers from the University of Leicester, funded jointly by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and BAE Systems.
Zinc may be a familiar dietary supplement to millions of health-conscious people, but it remains a mystery metal to scientists who study zinc’s role in Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other health problems.
Choosing a mate is a big decision. And, at least for mice, it's one that is best made with input from one's peers. In a series of experiments designed help scientists understand the brain chemicals that guide mate selection, ...
British telecom regulators Tuesday proposed bring retail price controls to an end this summer.