Ocean FOCUS began issuing forecasts on 16 February 2006 – just in time to warn oil production operators of a new warm eddy that has formed in the oil and gas-producing region of the Gulf of Mexico.
Crews are frantically trying to repair damage caused by last year's Gulf of Mexico hurricanes, with the 2006 hurricane season only four months away.
The way avian flu has spread into Africa and Europe is puzzling scientists who admit they don't fully understand how the virus is being spread.
PetSmart Inc. has reportedly offered to quarantine birds at its Texas stores after two of them began showing signs of a bacterial infection.
After winning the browser wars and vanquishing its chief competitor, Netscape, the folks at Microsoft decided it was time to take a break from improving its industry standard browser. Without competition the company felt ...
World scientists are expected to soon say greenhouse gas emissions from humankind is the only explanation for ongoing major changes on Earth.
A Carnegie Mellon University study suggests the use of cellular telephones aboard aircraft might affect the plane's instruments, creating a safety hazard.
National Semiconductor opened its new Power Application Design Center outside Munich Wednesday.
You may not be able to relocate to Cambridge, Mass., but these days you can still earn a diploma from Harvard University's extension school -- thanks to distance learning on the Internet. Harvard, one of the nation's premier ...
NASA officials say they hope to launch the next space shuttle in May but admit a major technical problem might delay lift-off.