The Catholic Church and scientists have a history of clashing, but according to Vatican astronomers, some of the stories of Church persecution are distortions of the truth more gossip than Gospel.
Italy's antitrust authority on Monday closed a probe into Google for alleged abuse of its market position, saying it accepted pledges made by the search engine to provide greater transparency.
India's largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services on Monday said profits rose nearly 30 percent in the third quarter, beating forecasts, as outsourcing orders strengthened.
Apple co-founder and chief executive Steve Jobs announced he was taking another medical leave of absence on Monday, reviving questions about the future of the global technology powerhouse.
(AP) -- The maker of BlackBerry promised Indonesia on Monday it will meet the country's request to filter out pornographic content on its smartphones in the next four days, according to a government spokesman.
Sakhalin Energy Investment Company part owned by Shell has announced plans to build a major oil platform near crucial feeding habitat of the Western North Pacific gray whale population.
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way to measure how single atoms interact with a surface. Their findings help develop nanotechnology and test new theories about the internal structure ...
Tiny gold particles are good for transferring heat and could be a promising tool for creating localized heating in, for example, a living cell. In new experiments, German researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have measured ...