3Q: As precious metals grow more precious
The value of silver soared to an all-time high last Thursday, and plunged dramatically yesterday, illustrating the constant volatility of the precious-metals market, which includes lustrous commodities like ...
Samsung Infuse 4G Debuts May 15
AT&T and Samsung today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Infuse 4G.
Wright State students working to preserve rare Himalayan animal
(PhysOrg.com) -- A rare Himalayan goat-like animal called the grey goral, threatened with extinction in Pakistan because of population and hunting pressures, is getting some help from Wright State University.
STAR TRAK for May 2011
The closest gathering of four bright planets in decades will be on display low in the eastern sky before dawn during May.
Content needs self-regulation
A new report by UNSWs Journalism and Media Research Centre argues that Australias media content regulation system is broken and that it is time for a full review to manage content in the 21st century.
Space Image: The Trajectory
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fifty years ago on May 5, 1961 only 23 day after Yuri Gagarin of the then-Soviet Union became the first person in space, NASA astronaut Alan Shepard launched at 9:34 a.m. EDT aboard his Freedom ...
Thermoelectrics generating electricity from waste heat is a step closer
China doubles solar power target by 2020: report
China has more than doubled its target for solar power capacity to 50 gigawatts by 2020, state media said, as the world's largest polluter steps up efforts to boost clean energy sources.
Sticking their necks out for evolution: Why sloths and manatees have unusually long (or short) necks
As a rule all mammals have the same number of vertebrae in their necks regardless of whether they are a giraffe, a mouse, or a human. But both sloths and manatees are exceptions to this rule having abnormal numbers of cervical ...
Sony CEO apologizes for massive data breach
(AP) -- Sony Corp. Chief Executive Howard Stringer apologized for "inconvenience and concern" caused by the security breach that compromised personal data from more than 100 million online gaming accounts.