Emotional and physical wellness might be linked to longer life
A new study supports a belief that many people assume is true: You are more likely to live longer if you have remained physically and mentally fit.
Iran claims computer worm is Western plot
(AP) -- Iran claimed Tuesday that a computer worm found on the laptops of several employees at the country's nuclear power plant is part of a covert Western plot to derail its nuclear program.
Hunting the missing health link
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have embarked on an ambitious study of the link among genetics, lifestyle, environment, and health that organizers ...
Japan tech fair offers glimpse of future lifestyles
Hundreds of technology firms came together in Japan Tuesday to showcase the latest in high-end gadgetry, including wafer-thin speakers and a ring that can monitor your heart rate.
Largest human exomes data reveals an excess of low frequency non-synonymous coding variants
In a paper appearing in Nature Genetics today, an international research group reported the resequencing and analysis of 200 human exomes, established the largest data set for human exomes published so far and reveal an exc ...
MEPs and health professionals call for urgent action to tackle chronic diseases
Members of the European Parliament are calling on the Presidency of the EU and Member States to tackle urgently the problem of chronic non-communicable diseases that are responsible for 86% of all deaths in the WHO European ...
T cell discovery shows promise for Type 1 diabetes treatment
A research team from the University of British Columbia and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children's Hospital has identified the role of a type of T cell in type 1 diabetes that may lead to new treatment ...
Singapore Airlines to offer inflight wifi
Singapore Airlines said on Tuesday it will be able to offer passengers inflight wireless Internet access at 35,000 feet (10,600 metres) by next year.
Apple faces $625 million fines over patents: report
Apple has decided to challenge a legal decision that could see it pay up to 625.5 million dollars in fines for infringing several patents, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
Genetics may not help you live to old age
Facebook film paints harsh portrait of Zuckerberg
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg may finally have a reason to add a "dislike" button.
Kepler mission team completes quarterly contact with the spacecraft
The Kepler Project Team completed another quarterly roll of the spacecraft Sept. 22-23, 2010. The roll will keep Kepler spacecraft power generation nominal for the fall season with proper alignment of the ...
Toxic mud spill kills four in Hungary
Hungary declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a toxic mud spill killed four people and injured 120 in what officials described as Hungary's worst-ever chemical accident.
Samsung to launch smartphone, tablet PC in Japan
South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it would release a smartphone and tablet PC in Japan before December, its latest move in an ongoing battle with US giant Apple.