While research using human embryonic stem cells has roused political controversy for almost two decades, little has been done to scientifically assess American attitudes on the subject. New research from the ...
(AP) -- Innovation turned Eastman Kodak Co. into one of the world's most recognizable brands. Imitation by its rivals might help keep the picture-taking pioneer from fading into history.
After setting up its own cyber-warfare team, China's military has now developed its first online war game aimed at improving combat skills and battle awareness, state press said Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New samples of rock and sediment from the depths of the eastern Pacific Ocean may help explain the cause of large, destructive earthquakes similar to the Tohoku Earthquake that struck Japan ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two NASA research aircraft will fly over the Baltimore-Washington area of northeastern Maryland through July as part of a mission to enhance the measurement of ground-level air quality from space.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The first of two ARTEMIS ("Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moons Interaction with the Sun") spacecraft is now in its lunar orbit.
A group of investors plan to buy a stake in Square that would value the mobile payment start-up at $1 billion even as it competes with much larger rivals, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A controversial debate in the math world has led to celebrations today by opponents of the mathematical constant pi.
Epic floods, massive wildfires, drought and the deadliest tornado season in 60 years are ravaging the United States, with scientists warning that climate change will bring even more extreme weather.
Last August, 30 years after the Rubiks cube first appeared, an international team of researchers proved that no matter how scrambled a cube got, it could be solved in no more than 20 moves. Although ...
With a concentration of start-ups just behind that of Silicon Valley and an impressive pool of engineers, Israel is becoming the new standard for high-tech, with a unique business model.
US computer maker Hewlett Packard on Wednesday announced wide-ranging plans to expand in China, with a string of research centres and manufacturing facilities in several Chinese cities.