(AP) -- Hundreds of people are working around the clock to clean up a lake in the heart of Vietnam's capital in hopes of saving a rare, ailing giant turtle that is considered sacred.
South Korean giant Samsung Electronics on Friday admitted it faced a tough challenge to compete with Apple's new slimmer and cheaper iPad, saying "inadequate" parts had to be improved.
China may soon launch a domestically developed "fourth generation" mobile phone system in its commercial market, state media reported Friday, citing leading carrier China Mobile.
A NASA satellite that aimed to study the impact of aerosols on climate plunged into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, delivering a $424-million blow to the US space agency.
Taiwan IT giant Foxconn said Friday it is set to transform its factories in southern China into an engineering base while moving about 200,000 jobs inland.
The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine an ...
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AOL's acquisition of The Huffington Post news and opinion website will trigger layoffs, the Internet company's chief executive Tim Armstrong said Thursday.
A surgeon specializing in regenerative medicine on Thursday "printed" a real kidney using a machine that eliminates the need for donors when it comes to organ transplants.
(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. has acquired a Finnish company as part of its renewed focus on social and mobile games.
A Duke University team has seen for the first time how soft polymers, such as wire insulation, can break down under exposure to electrical current.
Northwestern Medicine researchers for the first time have transformed a human embryonic stem cell into a critical type of neuron that dies early in Alzheimer's disease and is a major cause of memory loss.
Optics researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Bristol have developed an iPad application for accurate, easy and intuitive use of optical tweezers.
The Daily, the digital newspaper created for Apple's iPad by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has tallied hundreds of thousands of downloads since its launch a month ago, its publisher has said.
China is setting up a new high-tech manufacturing base that will build the rockets for its ambitious space programme to put a man on the moon, state press has said.