Economists find in large groups, money facilitates cooperation
Can plants grow on the moon? NASA plans test in 2015
From earphones to jet engines, 3D printing takes off
Many manufacturers are at an early stage of discovering the benefits of 3D printing, but one of the clearest strengths is customization.
DMI wins Nokia Sensing X Challenge with handheld medical device
How do Nobel laureates spend their prize money?
Nobel laureates sometimes display as much ingenuity when deciding how to spend their prize money as they did on the work that won them the award in the first place.
Abandoning websites: Are annoying ads good for business?
Most consumers have experienced online ads so garish, loud, or aggravating that they can't possibly be ignored. But a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research suggests that this way of forcing customer's attention may ac ...
Researchers find a way of avoiding overhead aversion in charity donations
World watches for 'iPhone 5' unveiling Wednesday
Apple becomes the focus of the technology universe Wednesday as the world awaits a new iPhone with a big, beautiful touchscreen and connectivity to blazingly fast telecom networks.
Longhorn beetle inspires ink to fight counterfeiting
From water marks to colored threads, governments are constantly adding new features to paper money to stay one step ahead of counterfeiters. Now a longhorn beetle has inspired yet another way to foil cash ...
People don't put a high value on climate protection
(Phys.org) —People are bad at getting a grip on collective risks. Climate change is a good example of this: the annual climate summits have so far not led to specific measures. The reason for this is that people attach ...
Senator says NASA to lasso asteroid, bring it closer (Update)
NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top U.S. senator disclosed Friday.
Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets
(AP)—NASA does not have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say.
MOOC2Degree program to offer credit for free online college courses
Sniffing out billions in US currency smuggled across the border to Mexico
Criminals are smuggling an estimated $30 billion in U.S. currency into Mexico each year from the United States, but help could be on the way for border guards, researchers will report here today. The answer to the problem: ...