Federal agencies lose track of endangered species protection measures, research finds
Using a case study approach to investigate protection of endangered species, University at Buffalo Law School Associate Professor Jessica Owley found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of ...
View of 'nature as capital' uses economic value to help achieve a sustainable future
Researchers today outlined in a series of reports how governments, organizations and corporations are successfully moving away from short-term exploitation of the natural world and embracing a long-term vision ...
Conservation policies could improve human health
Measures taken to protect ecosystems and the environment could also deliver public health benefits, according to a study published today.
Apple dispatches fleet of cars to get map service data
Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service.
Apple aims to become online music powerhouse (Update 2)
Apple is making its play to shake up online music with a subscription service combining on-demand songs, streamed playlists and a social stage for musicians.
Untouched cave to provide clues to Black Hills history
The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and researchers believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region's climate has changed ...
Apple set to turn up music dial
Apple is expected to unveil a ramped up music service Monday that builds on the iPhone maker's strengths in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora and other established players.
Why we need to keep adding leap seconds
Today at precisely 10am Australian Eastern Standard time, something chronologically peculiar will take place: there'll be an extra second between 09:59:59 and 10:00:00.
Water point 'bank machines' boost Kenya slums
Around the world people use bank machines to access cash: but in the Kenyan capital's crowded slums, people now use similar machines to access an even more basic requirement—clean water.
Collaboratively exploring virtual worlds
Today's students are accustomed to highly stimulating and interactive content, whether in the form of video games or mobile apps. As a result, they respond to a higher level of interactivity and engagement ...
No more fee: T-Mobile's new phone-upgrade program explained (Update)
T-Mobile is revamping its phone-upgrade program by eliminating a $10-a-month charge for the most popular phones.
As it closes AOL deal, Verizon teases new video service
Verizon is launching a mobile video service this summer that would show sports, concerts and other types of content.
Google Play enters free streaming with radio
Google Play on Tuesday expanded to Internet radio, becoming the latest streaming player to provide free content despite controversy among artists.
Second Copernicus environmental satellite safely in orbit
The ESA-developed Sentinel satellite – Sentinel-2A – was launched today, adding a high-resolution optical imaging capability to the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.