Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday it would be acquiring Massive Inc., a creator of video-game advertising.
NTL has been on a buying spree in recent months, but the time seemingly has come for the company to get its house in order and start getting leaner and meaner.
A contraceptive commonly used to treat acne is being investigated by British authorities for possibly causing depression.
A five-year study finds cocktail hour could be the cure for college binge drinking.
Helium-neon laser inventor Ali Javan and Internet founders Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame over the weekend.
A group of non-profits launched the Internet Freedom Coalition to oppose efforts to regulate the Internet.
Chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a new way to predict the mobility of confined fluids at nanometer scales. At these scales, often just a few molecules across, fluids exhibit significantly ...
In the drive to understand and harness quantum effects as they relate to information processing, scientists in Waterloo and Massachusetts have benchmarked quantum control methods on a 12-Qubit system. Their research was performed ...
Cold, wet conditions early in the year mean that 2006 is shaping up as the worst year for California's butterflies in almost four decades, according to Art Shapiro, professor of evolution and ecology at UC Davis.
Targeted nanoparticles may eventually help physicians detect the very earliest stages of cancer using readily available ultrasound equipment, a new study from investigators at The Ohio State University suggests. The results ...