The newest version of the BlackBerry smartphone went on sale in the United States on Friday in what is seen as a crucial test for the struggling tech firm.
(AP)—The agency in charge of Internet addresses says it's given preliminary approval for 27 new suffixes—all in Chinese, Arabic and other languages besides English.
(Phys.org) —Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University.
The notion that each gene can only codify for a single protein has been challenged for some years. Yet, the functional outcomes that may result from genes encoding more than one protein are still largely unknown.
For decades researchers have recorded sounds from whales and other marine mammals, using a variety of methods including passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) to better understand how these animals use sound to ...
(AP)—A miniature horse named Zoe is helping a special needs preschooler at an Alaska elementary school deal with mobility problems.
(AP)—A female technology developer has been fired after tweeting about a group of men she said were making sexual comments at a Silicon Valley technology conference.
Determining the financial health of a company is no easy task. But new research from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business, recently published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, demonstrates that a comp ...
(Phys.org) —Catching rides on cargo ships and fishing boats, many invasive species are now covering our shorelines and compromising the existence of our native marine life.
(AP)—After years of hope, stalled efforts and studio frustration, "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas watched a long-held dream come to fruition in a sudden digital rush.
(AP)—Tom Cruise has become the first Hollywood star to set up a page on the popular Russian social network Vkontakte.
European Union competition watchdogs said Friday they were "looking into" potential anti-trust issues at iPad and iPhone giant Apple, following queries raised by telecommunications operators.
A new study reveals that governments in Latin America have returned to natural resources extraction to fuel development—while paying scant attention to the impact mining, oil exploration and other activities have on the ...
Certain Streptococci increase their production of toxic shock syndrome toxin 1, sometimes to potentially dangerous levels, when aerobic bacteria are present in the vagina. But scientists from the University of Western Ontari ...