Cost reductions are high on the agenda in many firms. Cost reductions often result in manning reductions and fewer employees. Customer service is a labour intensive function, and is therefore very likely to be affected by ...
French-Russian mathematician Mikhail Gromov on Thursday won one of the world's top mathematics award, Norway's Abel Prize, for "his revolutionary contributions to geometry," the prize committee said.
Post-apocalyptic adventure "Fallout 3" has been crowned Game of the Year at a major gathering of videogame makers in San Francisco.
Duke University chemists are using modified magnetic resonance imaging to see molecular changes inside people's bodies that could signal health problems such as cancer.
A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers reports that it has created induced human pluripotent stem (iPS) cells completely free of viral vectors and exotic genes.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent warming trend in the Atlantic Ocean is largely due to reductions in airborne dust and volcanic emissions during the past 30 years, according to a new study.
Scientists at North Carolina State University and three universities in Japan have shown for the first time that it is possible for certain female termite "primary queens" to reproduce both sexually and asexually during their ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, MIT engineers and colleagues have observed the initiation of a mass gathering and subsequent migration of hundreds of millions of animals — in this case, fish.
A research team at the Scripps Research Institute has obtained the first glimpse of a protein that keeps certain substances, including many drugs, out of cells. The protein, called P-glycoprotein or P-gp for short, is one ...
Unemployment is at record highs, and many businesses are going bankrupt or closing. Yet, during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival this month, it was easy to forget how bad things are.