Foursquare in deal to create TV series based on it

(AP) -- Foursquare, a popular startup that lets people share their location with friends through a mobile app, is working with production company Endemol USA to create a television series.

Mercury busts charts; 2010 in top 3 hottest years

(AP) -- A scorching summer that killed thousands in Russia and exceptionally mild winters in the Arctic were among extreme weather events that have put 2010 on track to be one of the three hottest years on record, U.N. experts ...

Researchers fabricate more efficient polymer solar cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have developed a process capable of producing a thin and uniform light-absorbing layer on textured substrates that improves the efficiency of ...

EBay buys local shopping engine Milo

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Thursday that it bought a local shopping engine that lets consumers search online for products available at stores near them.

Researchers find evidence of fire in Antarctic ice

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists studying Antarctic ice cores have found surprising evidence of a fluctuating pattern of carbon monoxide concentrations in the Earth's atmosphere caused by biomass burning in the Southern ...

Researchers continue search for elusive new particles at CERN

Though sought at much higher energies than before, researchers at Texas Tech University associated with a Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) continue to seek the elusive new ...

Discovery could shrink dengue-spreading mosquito population

Each year, dengue fever infects as many as 100 million people while yellow fever is responsible for about 30,000 deaths worldwide. Both diseases are spread by infected female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which require vertebrate ...

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