Netflix grows to 69 million members

Streaming television giant Netflix said Wednesday its global membership grew to 69.17 million as it gears for further expansion.

Tracking agricultural water use on a smartphone

This fall scientists at the University of Nebraska, with partners at Google, Inc. and the University of Idaho, introduced the latest evolution of METRIC technology—an application called EEFLUX, which will allow anyone in ...

Square files for keenly awaited stock market debut

Digital payments startup Square, founded by Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, announced Wednesday that it has filed with US regulators for a stock market offering to raise $275 million.

Oxytocin nose-drop brings marmoset partners closer

Researchers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, show for the first time that common marmosets—Callithrix jacchus, a species of New World monkey—that receive oxytocin in nose-drops attract more social interaction ...

2015 becomes worst US wildfire year on record

Wildfires in the western United States have made 2015 the country's most devastating fire year since at least 1960, despite the relatively small number of individual fires.

Biochemists uncover structure of cellular memory mechanism

Calcium is a crucial element in the body that controls thought, movement and other bodily functions. These events are directed by specialized proteins called ion channels that allow the flow of calcium ions in and out of ...

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