The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.
(AP) -- Sir Isaac Newton's famous apple tree is about to leave gravity behind.
Seasonal water levels in the Saint Lawrence seaway -- a major North American shipping corridor -- have reached their lowest point in 40 years, the Quebec hydro center warned Friday.
(AP) -- Federal officials have expanded an area that is off-limits to fishing because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
(AP) -- In the race for supremacy in 3-D television, DirecTV Inc. wants to be king.
Within cells, an ancient antiviral duo can deliver a one-two knockout to thwart invading viruses, report researchers who have just unmasked the cellular sidekick that throws the first punch. The findings mean scientists must ...
Iceland's Eyjafjoell volcano threatened European skies with a new ash cloud Friday raising the risk of more flight cancellations, officials said.
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp. said Friday it saw a net loss of 1.1 billion dollars in the year to March 2010, much smaller than the previous year, and expected to return to profit soon.
Japanese high-tech giant Toshiba Corp. announced Friday a sharply narrowed annual net loss based on strong demand for flash memory chips used in laptops, smartphones and other gadgets.
Data protection in many European countries suffers from a lack of funds, staff, independence and most importantly, a lack of sanctions for violators, the EU's rights agency reported Friday.