G20 talk fest echoed on Twitter
Brisbane's G20 Leaders' Summit proved a Twitter talk fest, attracting 1.02 million tweets since October 23.
Business culture in banking industry favors dishonest behavior, study shows
Bank employees are not more dishonest than employees in other industries. However, the business culture in the banking industry implicitly favors dishonest behavior, as an economic study at the University ...
Shaking the topological cocktail of success
Graphene is the miracle material of the future. Consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice, the material is extremely stable, flexible, highly conductive and of particular ...
Geologic mapping of asteroid Vesta reveals history of large impacts
A team of 14 scientists led by David Williams of Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration has completed the first global geologic and tectonic map of the asteroid Vesta. The work reveals ...
Facebook preparing new website for office use
Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
Physicists propose identification of a gravitational arrow of time
Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed
Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.
Study shows amount of learning time falls at high-poverty schools
Teachers in high-poverty schools are more likely than their peers in low-poverty schools to report more time lost for academic instruction due to poor access to libraries, technology and qualified substitute ...
Facebook launches tech news page
Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.
Data analytics give researchers a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment
A group of Canadian and international researchers and graduate students supporting the University's Enviro-Net project to monitor climate change are now using IBM's InfoSphere Streams software to quickly ...
Best of Last Week – Pondering future of inflation theory, an enclosed tube maglev and arguing about contacting aliens
A new spin on virtual reality helps engineers read robots' minds
In a darkened, hangar-like space inside MIT's Building 41, a small, Roomba-like robot is trying to make up its mind.
Physicist suggests some types of wormholes may stay open long enough to send a photon through
Water in the solar system predates the Sun
Water was crucial to the rise of life on Earth and is also important to evaluating the possibility of life on other planets. Identifying the original source of Earth's water is key to understanding how life-fostering ...