A radar for ADAR: Altered gene tracks RNA editing in neurons
To track what they can't see, pilots look to the green glow of the radar screen. Now biologists monitoring gene expression, individual variation, and disease have a glowing green indicator of their own: Brown ...
The snows of Mount Washington
"Kilimanjaro is a snow-covered mountain 19,710 feet high, and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Close to the western summit there is the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard. No one has explained wh ...
Chips in official IDs raise privacy fears
Climbing into his Volvo, outfitted with a Matrics antenna and a Motorola reader he'd bought on eBay for $190, Chris Paget cruised the streets of San Francisco with this objective: To read the identity cards ...
Winklevoss twins out to form $20 mln bitcoin trust
The Winklevoss twin brothers, famous for their feud with Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook, told US regulators that they want to raise $20 million for an eponymous bitcoin trust.
Inventor of first wireless TV remote control dies at 96
Eugene Polley, who in 1955 invented the first wireless remote control for television, has died of natural causes, his longtime employer Zenith Electronics said Tuesday. He was 96.
Taiwan's HTC unveils Windows 'Mango' handsets
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC on Wednesday unveiled its first mobile phones using Microsoft's much-anticipated software platform "Mango" after Apple launched its latest iPhone.
Taiwan in stealth technology breakthrough: report
Taiwan has developed a radar-absorbent material in a breakthrough in the island's development of stealth technology, local media reported Monday.
Deepwater Horizon spill threatens more species than legally protected
Marine species facing threats from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico far exceed those under legal protection in the United States, a new paper in the journal BioScience finds. Univer ...