Penn State studies storm-phobic canines

Penn State University researchers have determined pet owners can't resolve storm phobia in their dogs, but having a multi-dog home may reduce stress.

Indian telecom presses the red button

What could be the cheapest mode of communication, tying a note to a homing pigeon or making a mobile call? Ask this of Tata Teleservices, one of India's most aggressive mobile-phone service providers, and the company would ...

Errors possible in evolution sticker case

Three U.S. appellate judges indicate a Georgia judge erred in ruling the placement of evolution disclaimer stickers in science books is unconstitutional.

NASA signs homeland security agreement

NASA and Homeland Security officials have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and coordinate research and development projects.

Stretchable silicon could be next wave in electronics

The next wave in electronics could be wavy electronics. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a fully stretchable form of single-crystal silicon with micron-sized, wave-like geometries ...

The Cosmic Shredder and the Magnetar

No, it is not the title of the next Harry Potter book - but the latest discoveries from NASA's Swift mission which is studying gamma-ray bursts (GRB's) - the most powerful explosions occurring in the Universe. As reported ...

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