New material gives visible light an infinite wavelength

Researchers from the FOM Institute AMOLF and the University of Pennsylvania have fabricated a material which gives visible light a nearly infinite wavelength. The new metamaterial is made by stacking silver and silicon nitride ...

Iran plans new monkey space launch

Iran is planning to send another live monkey into space within a month, a top space official said in remarks reported by media Sunday.

Growing backlash to government surveillance

From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that sprinkles the Internet ...

Yahoo acquires ad-service, URL-shortner Bread

Yahoo said Saturday that it acquired tech company Bread, a URL shortner that allows users to design then target advertisments to readers who click on their links.

First test of Venice's 5.4 billion euro flood barriers

Flood-prone Venice on Saturday carried out the first test of its 5.4 billion euro ($7.3 billion) barrier system known as "Moses", designed to protect the Renaissance city from rising sea levels.

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