TVs, Cell Phones to Learn 'Sign Language'

The days of pressing tangible buttons to operate TVs and cell phones may one day be replaced by waving, clapping, and pointing. With two upcoming products, Sony Ericsson´s Z555 gesture phone and JVC´s "Snap & Gesture" TV ...

Antarctic Ice Loss

Increasing amounts of ice mass have been lost from West Antarctica and the Antarctic peninsula over the past ten years, according to research from the University of Bristol and published online this week in Nature Geoscience.

Highest Antarctic icecap peak reached

A Chinese team culminated a 21-day quest to scale the highest peak on the Antarctic icecap Saturday when the 17 scientists reached the top of Dome A.

Invasive beetle attacks redbay trees

A beetle imported from Asia is spreading around the southeast United States, leaving dead and dying redbay trees in its wake.