Energy police patrolling China

China is recruiting "energy police" to make sure offices, schools, shopping malls and other buildings aren't using too much power.

Deadly frog fungus found in Japan

A deadly parasitic fungus that has been killing frogs around the world has has been found in wild frogs in Japan for the first time.

Science-based 9/11 animation created

U.S. scientists have created a science-based animation of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center twin towers.

Atlantis Astronauts Making 2nd Spacewalk

Astronauts Pat Forrester and Steve Swanson kicked off STS-117’s second spacewalk at 2:28 p.m. EDT today. The objectives of the excursion are to continue preparing the newly installed Starboard 3 and 4 (S3/S4) truss segment ...

Spitzer Searches for the Origins of Life

Astronomers suspect the early Earth was a very harsh place. Temperatures were extreme, and the planet was constantly bombarded by cosmic debris. Many scientists believe that life's starting materials, or building blocks, ...

IMEC advancing state-of-the-art in FinFETs

At this week’s VLSI Symposium, IMEC presents significant progress in the manufacturability, circuit performance and reliability of FinFETs. The results advance FinFET process technology towards being a candidate for the ...

Two more active moons around Saturn

Saturn’s moons Tethys and Dione are flinging great streams of particles into space, according to data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini mission to Saturn. The discovery suggests the possibility of some sort of geological activity, ...

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