How common is aggression in UK dogs?
Aggressive dogs represent a serious risk to human health, tragically causing fatalities in rare cases. The development of aggression can also impact on a dog's welfare, because of a breakdown of the human-pet bond, euthanasia ...
Solar start-up helps power refugee camps in Syria
A start-up supported by Climate-KIC, the EU's main climate innovation initiative, is helping to supply Syrian refugees with solar-based light and power this winter.
Yahoo chief apologizes for 'frustrating week'
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer posted an apology late Friday for a "frustrating week" experienced by millions of its email service users.
Inequalities in aging and the implications for younger generations
As the over-65 population grows to about one in five Americans, it is important to recognize that older persons are not a homogeneous bloc of "seniors." A new report from the US2010 Project emphasizes that seniors are becoming ...
A new paper explores the importance of maintaining ties with family during imprisonment
Three researchers from the University of Huddersfield have published a paper in the Prison Service Journal looking at the important issue of what affect family ties and relationships can have on the prisoner, as well as how ...
Privacy fears cause more to cover online tracks
Amid growing fears about online surveillance and data theft, Americans are increasingly taking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet, a study showed Thursday.
Facebook allows collaborative online photo albums
Facebook on Monday began letting members collaborate on shared online photo albums at the leading social network.
Google Glass app lets Tesla owners check on cars from afar
If Telsa Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about the automaker's status as the technological leader in electric cars, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury ...
High-tech tombstones let loved ones live on, virtually
Rick Miller kneels in front of a grave and uses his cell phone to scan a small barcode on a tombstone. Within seconds, he's looking at photos and videos of a lost loved one. But that's not all.
VideoCare brings video conferencing to seniors
Redwood City, Calif., resident Kelly Ilnicki is very close to her 89-year-old grandmother, who until recently lived alone in her home in Oceanside, near San Diego. Three or four times a day, Ilnicki talks to her grandmother ...
Family-friendly tenure policies result in salary penalty for professors
Well-intentioned policies to make achieving tenure more family-friendly actually have negative consequences for the salaries of college faculty members, a study co-written by a University of Illinois labor ...
Netflix shares soar as ranks of viewers surge
Netflix shares jumped 24 percent in after-hours trade on Monday on earnings figures indicating that original programs and other tactics are luring viewers to the streaming Internet video service.
Yahoo's email service in China to close in August
Yahoo's email service in China will close this summer as part of an arrangement worked out with its partner in that country, Alibaba Group.
Google site tracks information on Boston runners
Google is stepping in to help family and friends of Boston Marathon runners find their loved ones after explosions near the finish line.