Evidence of domestication of dogs during Paleolithic period found
Microsoft busts spam network
Microsoft on Tuesday said it struck another blow in its battle against cyber crooks by busting a spam-sending network of virus-infected computers.
Romania, EU launch works on world's most powerful laser
The European Union and Romania laid Friday the cornerstone of a research hub due to host the world's most powerful laser.
Social networks grow in global political debate
Social media like Facebook and Twitter have become important elements in political and social discourse in a number of countries, particularly in the Arab world, a survey showed Wednesday.
Two-thirds of the world's new solar panels were installed in Europe in 2011
Europe accounted for two thirds of the world-wide newly installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2011, with 18.5 GW. Its overall PV capacity totalled 52 GW. The yearly electricity produced by PV could power a country with ...
Spain the dunces in international science test
Spaniards came bottom of the class in an 11-nation science test and nearly half of them could not name a single important scientist in history, a survey showed Tuesday.
Czech Republic approves EU Galileo agency move to Prague
Czech Republic politicians have approved the transfer to Prague of the EU agency in charge of Europe's Galileo geopositioning system, lawmakers said Thursday.
25 countries to get iPad a week after US launch
After the new iPad goes on sale Friday in the U.S. and nine other countries, Apple will make the tablet computer available in 25 additional countries a week later, mostly in Europe.
Europeans protest controversial Internet pact
Tens of thousands of people marched in protests in more than a dozen European cities Saturday against a controversial anti-online piracy pact that critics say could curtail Internet freedom.
Germany freezes signing of disputed Internet pact
Germany on Friday halted the signing of a controversial international accord billed as a way to beat online piracy that has sparked angry protests, saying it needed more time to consider it.
Prague gets hold of modern genetics founder Mendel's papers
Germany has handed to the Czech Republic a manuscript of Johann Gregor Mendel, founder of modern genetics, on his plant hybridization experiments, the Czech foreign minister said Thursday.
Greenpeace slams 'alarming gaps' in EU nuclear stress tests
Greenpeace on Friday slammed "alarming gaps" in EU-wide safety checks on nuclear plants, notably for failing to address "the unthinkable" after Fukushima.
Czechs ban Google from expanding 'Street View'
(AP) -- Authorities in the Czech Republic have banned Google Inc. from continuing in its mapping feature "Street View" in the eastern European country.
EU nations warned to act as human trafficking worsens
Brussels warned European Union nations Monday to get a move on with adopting tough new rules against human trafficking or face sanctions as a first report on the problem showed "modern-day slavery" worsening across the bloc.