1,000 mph car to be built next year
Scientists glimpse universe before the Big Bang
Oracle wants SAP to pay billions for looted programs
Attorneys for business software giant Oracle want a jury to order German rival SAP to pay billions of dollars for looting its software libraries for competitive advantage.
Feds say glasses with lead are kids' products
(AP) -- It didn't take long for federal regulators to put new rules on what makes a consumer product a "children's product" to a very public test.
Rice production withers as Egypt diverts water supply
In Kafr el-Sheikh, rice farmers once looked forward to harvest time, but work has dried up in the large Nile Delta town since water shortages prompted heavy restrictions on production.
Scientists say robot was 'long shot' in NZealand mine rescue
Scientists have questioned the failed use of a robot in the search for 29 trapped miners in New Zealand, saying the devices are a "long shot" at best and unlikely to save lives.
News Corp. buys education technology company
News Corp. said that it had agreed to acquire 90 percent of education technology company Wireless Generation for 360 million dollars in cash.
Registered dietitians play essential role in effective management of diabetes in adults
Proper nutrition therapy is essential for the successful management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and registered dietitians (RDs) can play a key role as part of the health care team. An article in the December issue of the ...
Nanoparticle thermotherapy as a chemotherapy alternative
Using hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells. The research was presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Physical ...
Flying snakes, caught on tape (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- New video analysis and mathematical modeling by engineers at Virginia Tech reveals how certain types of snakes can "fly" by flinging themselves off their perches, flattening their bodies, ...