'We care about every worker': Apple CEO
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has responded to media reports alleging harsh working conditions in China for manufacturing employees of the popular gadget-maker.
NASA sees a weakening Cyclone Funso's 'closed eye'
Powerful Cyclone Funso's eye has been clear in NASA satellite imagery over the last several days until NASA's Aqua satellite noticed it had "closed" and become filled with high clouds on January 27.
Bus-sized asteroid shaves by Earth
An asteroid about the size of a bus shaved by Earth on Friday in what spacewatchers described as a "near-miss," though experts were not concerned about the possibility of an impact.
Space Weather Center to add world's first 'ensemble forecasting' capability
Improved Forecasting to Coincide with Peak in Solar Activity
Romney sees starships fueled by private enterprise
Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney tried to boost support on Florida's "Space Coast" Friday ahead of next week's key primary, promising business would play a bigger role in future missions.
Anonymous attack Mexico websites to protest copyright law
The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous blocked access to the websites of the Mexican Senate and the Interior Ministry Friday to protest a proposed law to fine people who violate copyright online.
Russian cargo vessel arrives at space station
A Russian cargo vessel docked safely at the International Space Station on Saturday carrying mainly water and fuel, the mission control centre said.
Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein leaves HP
Former Palm chief executive Jon Rubinstein has left Hewlett-Packard, less than two years after Palm was acquired by the computer giant.
The secret life of proteins: Researchers discover dual role of key player in immune system
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers have identified a new and unusual role for a key player in the human immune system. A protein initially believed to regulate one routine function within the ...
NASA eyes cyclone Iggy's threat to western Australia
NASA satellites are providing valuable data to forecasters as Tropical Cyclone Iggy nears Western Australia. NASA's Aqua satellite provided visible and infrared data on Iggy, observing colder cloud tops and ...
UT researchers' innovation addresses major challenge of drug delivery
A new physical form of proteins developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin could drastically improve treatments for cancer and other diseases, as well as overcome some of the largest challenges in therapeutics: ...
Trial by fire: A landscape-scale experiment in restoring Ozark glades
A giant experiment is under way at the Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis' 2,000-acre outdoor laboratory for ecosystem studies.
SwRI-led RAD measures radiation from solar storm
The largest solar particle event since 2005 hit the Earth, Mars and the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft travelling in-between, allowing the onboard Radiation Assessment Detector to measure the radiation a human astronaut ...
Republicans and democrats less divided than commonly thought
Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research. It is exactly those perceptions of polarization, however, that help drive political engagement, researchers ...