Scientists make discoveries about the ways oceans form
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology have discovered magnetic stripes in Ethiopia that could indicate the coming formation of a new ocean basin in the next two million years or so. ...
US gets chance to catch up on credit card security
The next time you swipe your credit card at check-out, consider this: It's a ritual the rest of the world deems outdated and unsafe.
Google launches trial of tap-to-pay phone system
Google Inc. launched its bid to dominate a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.
Stripes 'play key role' in superconductivity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fluctuating magnetic stripes could be the cause of the mysterious hourglass-shaped magnetic spectrum found in high temperature superconductors, according to new research.
New microchip card for US purchases in Europe
(AP) -- If you've traveled to Europe recently, you may have had the frustrating experience of being unable to use a U.S.-issued credit card for automated transactions, like renting a bike from a stand on ...