3-2-1-blastoff to space shuttles' last destination

(AP) -- As the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch draws near, the focus is not so much on the past but the future: Where will the shuttles wind up once the program winds down?

US House votes to curb climate regulation

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill aimed at preventing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.

Review: Hasbro My3D turns iPhone into 3-D cinema

(AP) -- Nintendo just launched the 3DS, a handheld game device with a 3-D screen. But you don't need to spend $249 for 3-D gaming on the go: $35 will do. That's the price of an attachment Hasbro is selling that adds depth ...

New model of whiskers provides insight into sense of touch

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a model that will allow them to simulate how rats use their whiskers to sense objects around them. The model enables further research that may provide insight into the ...

Google, Justice Department near deal on ITA

Google and the US Justice Department are close to reaching a legal settlement over the Internet giant's acquisition of flight data company ITA Software, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

The shape-shifting southern vortex of Venus

(PhysOrg.com) -- New analysis of images taken by ESA's Venus Express orbiter has revealed surprising details about the remarkable, shape-shifting collar of clouds that swirls around the planet's South Pole. This fast-moving ...

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