Beijing air pollution 'hazardous': US embassy
Air pollution in Beijing reached "hazardous" levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as thick smog blanketed the city for the third day running, forcing the closure of highways and cancellation of flights.
'Cambridge Nights': a late night show for scientists
Sister remembers Steve Jobs in touching eulogy
Steve Jobs' sister hailed him as a loving, tender soul in her touching eulogy for the Apple co-founder, which was published in The New York Times on Sunday.
Bill Gates unfussed by Steve Jobs' jab
Microsoft founder Bill Gates coolly parried some harsh criticism from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in an interview with ABC television Sunday, saying their professional rivalry was positive.
India's Wipro positive despite global uncertainty
Indian IT outsourcing giant Wipro on Monday projected a positive outlook for the industry, despite gathering clouds over the global economy, as it announced a rise in quarterly profits.
China may send first woman into space
China may send its first woman into space next year as part of a programme to build a space station by 2020, the official Xinhua news agency said Monday.
Czechs bet on nuclear power for their future
The Czech Republic is poised to build on its position as central Europe's nuclear hub, seeking greater energy security and shrugging off the concerns of environmentalists and other opponents.
Taiwan's Hon Hai looks to robot industry
The parent company of Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn plans to mass produce industrial robots as part of its efforts to cope with labour shortages and rising wages.
'Fertility chip' determines concentration and mobility of semen
Loes Segerink, a researcher at University of Twentes MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, has developed a fertility chip that can accurately count sperm and measure their motility. The chip ...
World's most efficient flexible OLED on plastic created
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineering researchers at the University of Toronto have developed the world's most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on plastic. This result enables a flexible form factor, not to mention ...
Nature's laws may vary across the Universe
(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the laws of nature may vary across the Universe, according to a study published today in the journal Physical Review Letters.