An ultra-secure form of coded communication could be given a boost, thanks to scientists from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Rochester.
In a major breakthrough, crop scientists announced today the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas, conferring on the popular fruit the means to resist one of the most devastating diseases of bananas in the ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene is a two-dimensional crystalline sheet of carbon atoms - meaning it is only one atom thick - through which electrons can race at nearly the speed of light - 100 times faster than they can move through ...
(AP) -- Some Saudis are trying to sell their BlackBerrys ahead of a ban on the smart phone's messenger service in the kingdom - but with few willing to buy, they're having to slash prices.
(AP) -- The California Supreme Court says a former Google Inc. manager can sue the search engine on claims he was fired because of his age.
(AP) -- Stormy weather grounded helicopters carrying emergency supplies to Pakistan's flood-ravaged northwest Friday as authorities said 12 million people had been affected and 650,000 houses destroyed in the disaster.
(AP) -- Taxpayers took another hit, this one indirect, from the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion through insurance claims related to the disaster.
(AP) -- The Archdiocese of Boston is expanding efforts to reach out to younger and more tech-savvy Catholics by making its weekly newspaper available on Kindle.
A beneficial yeast that tolerates fungicide may offer a "one-two punch" against Fusarium graminearum, the fungal culprit behind Fusarium head blight ("scab").
The way that humanity reacts to climate change may do more damage to many areas of the planet than climate change itself unless we plan properly, an important new study published in Conservation Letters by Conservation International's ...