Hacker arrested in NYC cooperated from Day 1
(AP) -- An elite computer hacker who stunned fellow Internet saboteurs by becoming an FBI informant didn't put up any resistance when agents first knocked on his door.
Should your business 'go mutual' to survive the downturn?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Wisdom has it that employee-owned firms are small, undercapitalised and less efficient than conventional firms. The success of the John Lewis Partnership, the story goes, must be the exception.
Knowing the end goal increases productivity
Working in a team is not always easy, and achieving our aims often turns out to be much harder than we thought it would be. What can we do to increase our chances of gaining ultimate success? A new study from Aarhus University's ...
Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna
Asia-Pacific fishing experts on Sunday warned against depleting tuna stocks, saying the region needs to reduce its catch of the vulnerable bigeye species by 30 percent.
Argentina, China ink space cooperation deal
China plans to build an antenna for deep space observation in Argentina's southern Patagonia region, Argentina's foreign ministry announced Wednesday.
Tough economy curbs clean energy investment: experts
A global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy, experts warned Tuesday.
Individuals cooperate according to their emotional state and their prior experiences
A study by researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad de Zaragoza has determined that when deciding whether to cooperate with others, people do not act thinking in their own reward, as had been previously ...
40% of degree-holders from China, India in 2020: OECD
Emerging powerhouses China and India will lead the way in churning out university graduates by the end of the decade, the OECD said Wednesday.
US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia
The United States military will station a powerful radar and a space telescope in Australia as part of a major refocusing of priorities towards Asia, the two countries announced Wednesday.
Protecting Africa's bees for world food security
Scientists in a new, world-class laboratory in Kenya will work to protect Africa's bees and help farmers produce top-quality honey and wax for international markets. Located at the International Centre of ...
OECD chief says nuclear energy still important
Nuclear power is still a viable source of global energy despite the crisis in Japan, the OECD chief said Monday.
Japanese PM pledges 10 mn solar-powered homes
Japan will have ten million solar-powered homes, Prime Minister Naoto Kan pledged Wednesday, as the country makes a major push in coming years towards renewable energy following its nuclear crisis. ...
U.S. astronaut corps evolves
Still hoping for that job as an astronaut, even as the last days of the space shuttle are winding down? You may want to practice your Russian.
South Korea tops digital literacy rankings
Young South Koreans, and girls, learn the best from computers and the Internet according to a survey of 15 year-olds in 19 countries, the OECD said on Tuesday.