Galaxy S III Mini: Samsung introduces compact Galaxy smartphone
Samsung Electronics on Friday unveiled a compact version of its flagship Galaxy S III smartphone, with a touch screen sized to match that of arch-rival Apple's new iPhone 5.
Google's Schmidt hits out at mobile patent war
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday criticised raging patent disputes in the global mobile industry, warning that they stifled innovation and reduced consumer choice.
Intel workers have Android Jelly Bean on Atom phones
Experts: Mayas may have used chocolate as spice
Archaeologists say they have found traces of 2,500-year-old chocolate on a plate in the Yucatan peninsula, the first time they have found ancient chocolate residue on a plate rather than a cup, suggesting it may have been ...
Mexican jumping beans may influence robot design (w/ Video)
Global prices of pollination-dependent products such as coffee could rise in the long term: study
In recent years the economic value of pollination-dependent crops has substantially increased around the world. As a team of researchers from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), the Technical ...
Bean bugs found to harbor bacteria that keep them safe from an insecticide
An integrated pest management program for coffee berry borer in Colombia
The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari), is considered one of the most serious pests in coffee plantations worldwide. Infestations of this small beetle are difficult to combat; most of the in ...
Plant neighbors 's(c)ent' to protect
People and animals are not the only ones who can smell. Plants are also able to perceive odors, but they process them in a very different way . While insects or mammals smell odors within a second of exposure, plants require ...
How granular material becomes solid: Stress causes clogs in coffee and coal
It's easy to get in a jam. But it's much harder to explain exactly how or when it started.
What's really in that luscious chocolate aroma?
The mouth-watering aroma of roasted cocoa beans key ingredient for chocolate emerges from substances that individually smell like potato chips, cooked meat, peaches, raw beef fat, cooked cabbage, human sweat, ...
E. coli, salmonella may lurk in unwashable places in produce
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sanitizing the outside of produce may not be enough to remove harmful food pathogens, according to a Purdue University study that demonstrated that Salmonella and E. coli can live inside plant ...
What counts is the water that actually enters plant roots
To help farmers make the best use of limited irrigation water in the arid West, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers are helping farmers determine how much water major crops actually need.
Pistachios make healthy decafs
If caffeine gets your blood pumping more than it should, here's a piece of good news: when roasted appropriately, pistachios can become a tasty and healthier substitute for coffee, with all the aromas and ...