Oil giant BP pledged Monday up to 500 million dollars (405 million euros) to study the impact of the Deepwater Horizon rig spill on the Gulf of Mexico environment.
(AP) -- Space shuttle Atlantis closed in on the 120 million-mile mark as its final voyage neared an end and astronauts inspected their ship in advance of Wednesday's landing.
(AP) -- Nokia Corp. will run mapping and navigation services for Yahoo Inc. in an acknowledgement that the slumping Internet company hasn't kept up with rival Google Inc. in the increasingly important area of location services.
(AP) -- The Supreme Court has turned down Microsoft Corp.'s appeal of a jury verdict that it infringed on another company's patent.
Apple chief executive Steve Jobs will deliver the keynote address at next month's developers conference, the company said Monday.
Writing in the International Journal of Nanoparticles, Rani Pattabi and colleagues at Mangalore University, explain how blasting silver nitrate solution with an electron beam can generate nanoparticles that are more effective ...
The next generation of Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper, more robust and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory.
(AP) -- The Atlantis astronauts have some surveying work ahead of them, now that they're flying free of the International Space Station.
(AP) -- China pressed the United States at a high-level dialogue Monday to end export curbs on "dual use" technology with possible military applications.
(AP) -- IBM Corp. said Monday that it is buying AT&T Inc.'s Sterling Commerce unit, which makes software that helps businesses buy and sell to each other, for $1.4 billion.