(Phys.org)—The dwindling reserves of fuelwood in Africa have been illuminated in a new study published today, which shows a bleak outlook for supplies across savannas in South Africa.
Sharp shares jumped nearly 13 percent in Tokyo trading on Friday after a Japanese media report said the embattled electronics giant logged an operating profit in the last quarter of 2012.
At this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, everything is getting a bit "smarter."
(Phys.org)—A major in-depth study examining how teenagers in the UK are using the internet and other mobile devices says the benefits of using such technologies far outweigh any perceived risks.
"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse."
Scientists at the University of Manchester have identified a biocatalyst which could produce chemicals found in ice-cream and household items such as soap and shampoo – possibly leading to the long-term replacement of chemicals ...
For the first time ever, a total 1.8 zettabytes of data were generated worldwide last year – and according to forecasts, the volume will continue to double every two years. So, one key question we can ask today is: How ...
Researchers at the University of York are looking at the combined effect of changes to welfare benefits and rising energy prices on people with disabilities.
A new survey finds that digital video recorders are now in more than half of all U.S. homes that subscribe to cable or satellite TV services.
Young adults who live at home into adulthood still rely on their mothers to do housework, new research has found.