Robotic fish aids understanding of how animals move
The weakly electric black ghost knifefish of the Amazon basin has inspired Northwestern University's Malcolm MacIver and an interdisciplinary team of researchers to develop agile fish robots that could lead to a vast improvement ...
Image: Heart of the Atacama from orbit
This satellite image shows the heart-shaped Miscanti lake and smaller Miñiques lake in northern Chile.
Amazon to hire 2,500 new workers across US
Amazon says it is hiring more than 2,500 full-time workers at its order fulfillment centers around the U.S.
Amazon's digital reach enables a different publishing model
For more than a decade, Hugh Howey wrestled with writing about the horrors of Sept. 11, 2001.
Amazon pulls mangled ebooks from Kindle shelves
Amazon on Friday yanked gibberish translations of classic works from the shelves of its online ebooks shop.
Amazon buys videogame studio Double Helix
Amazon said Thursday it was buying a California-based videogame studio, fueling speculation that the online retail titan plans to release its own console for home entertainment.
Amazon unleashes 10 new TV pilots for customers to judge
Building on its first foray into original programming, Amazon rolled out 10 new pilot shows in the United States and Britain on Thursday and invited customers to judge which ones should go into production.
Study shows extra Amazon greenness during drought an optical illusion
Amazonian drought conditions add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere
(Phys.org) —International study combines aircraft and ground data to measure the "breath" of the Amazon forest
Amazon swings to profit for 2013 on sales jump
US tech giant Amazon said Thursday it returned to profit in 2013 on a strong jump in revenue, as it expanded offerings for Kindle tablets and its original television programming.
Startup Instacart hopes to dominate grocery delivery
On a mission to prove that consumers will pay to have bread and milk delivered to their front door, Instacart is expanding across the country as it aims to right the wrongs of years of failed grocery delivery ventures.
New river dolphin species found in Brazil (Update)
Scientists have made the first discovery in 100 years of a new river dolphin species in the waters of the Araguaia river in Brazil's vast Amazon rainforest.
Amazon courts studios for TV streaming service
Internet retail titan Amazon.com has been reaching out to entertainment studios about licensing television programs for an online streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
French Senate wants ban on free book delivery
If the French Senate gets its way, retail giant Amazon and its online peers won't be able to offer free book deliveries in France anymore.