A Duke University team has seen for the first time how soft polymers, such as wire insulation, can break down under exposure to electrical current.
Optics researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Bristol have developed an iPad application for accurate, easy and intuitive use of optical tweezers.
The Daily, the digital newspaper created for Apple's iPad by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has tallied hundreds of thousands of downloads since its launch a month ago, its publisher has said.
China is setting up a new high-tech manufacturing base that will build the rockets for its ambitious space programme to put a man on the moon, state press has said.
(AP) -- An Alaska petroleum industry trade group has sued the federal government over its designation of 187,157 square miles as polar bear critical habitat, claiming it covers too much territory and could cost tens of millions ...
(AP) -- Courtney Love's 140 character Twitter rants against a fashion designer are costing her more than $430,000, an attorney says.
(AP) -- Hackers attacked about 40 South Korean government and private websites Friday, prompting officials to warn of a substantial threat to the country's computers.
(AP) -- The Air Force is preparing to send a second version of its secretive X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle into space.