A dog's dilemma: Do canines prefer praise or food?

Given the choice, many dogs prefer praise from their owners over food, suggests a new study published in the journal Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. The study is one of the first to combine brain-imaging data ...

Android makers really want to make their phones eye-catching

It's getting rarer for phone launches to generate excitement these days—especially in the Android world, where all models use the same underlying Google software. Every year, phones get routine refreshes such as faster ...

EU mulls stricter controls on WhatsApp, Skype

The European Union will in September propose subjecting internet services like WhatsApp and Skype to similar rules as traditional telecommunications companies, a spokesman said Wednesday.

Cosmology: Lore of lonely regions

A research group led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Unversitaet (LMU) in Munich physicist Nico Hamaus is calculating the dynamics of cosmic voids and deriving new insights into our entire universe.

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