When a hungry harbour seal sets off in pursuit of a fish diner, the animal has a secret weapon in its tracking arsenal: its whiskers. Detecting hydrodynamic trails in water with their sensitive whiskers, seals easily track ...
The inky skies over Australia's Outback will, for a brief moment on Sunday night, light up with a flash brighter than Venus as an asteroid-chasing Japanese space probe makes its delayed return to Earth.
For four decades Doraemon, a blue robot cat from the 22nd century, has been an icon of Japan's manga comic world -- but now some of its coolest sci-fi gadgets exist in the real world.
Google said Thursday it was troubled by new regulations in Vietnam that may allow the government to block access to websites and track the activities of Internet users.
A number of World Cup teams have banned their players from using Twitter during the tournament but the micro-blogging service is getting in on the act with its own site for the event.
(AP) -- In a boost for the president on global warming, the Senate on Thursday rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other big polluters.