Ericsson strong on broadband, mobiles

Strong demand for broadband worldwide and for mobile phones in developing countries is keeping the telecom industry strong, the head of Ericsson said.

U.S. EPA sets voluntary computer rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has created a performance standard to help large computer buyers make environmentally sound purchases.

'Second skin' helps care for all

CSIRO scientists are creating a ‘second skin’ made from wool and Lycra to help protect the body against wounds and major traumas.

Megalithic rock art discovered in Anglesey

Spectacular megalithic rock-art has been discovered within one of Britain’s most important Neolithic monuments and recorded by a team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol.

Tibet Pathway for Chemicals To Reach Stratosphere

NASA and Georgia Tech researchers have found that thunderstorms over Tibet provide a main pathway for water vapor and chemicals to travel from the lower atmosphere, where human activity directly affects atmospheric composition, ...

Tiny Shrimp Help to Fine-Tune National Defense

Research being conducted by UMaine researcher Peter Jumars of the Darling Marine Center and UMaine School of Marine Sciences has created an unlikely pairing between the U.S. Department of Defense and a tiny ocean-going creature ...

Wasps queue for top job

Scientists at UCL (University College London) have discovered that even wasps are driven by their status. The study, published today in Nature, shows that lower-ranked female wasps work harder to help their queen than those ...

Scientists reveal fate of Earth's oceans

Scientists at The University of Manchester have uncovered the first evidence of seawater deep inside the Earth shedding new light on the fate of the planet's oceans, according to research published in Nature this week (May ...

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