Scientists have long known that the social insects in the order Hymenoptera--which includes ants, bees, and wasps--have an unusual mechanism for sex determination: Unfertilized eggs develop into males, while fertilized eggs ...
China reportedly is attracting hundreds of Americans and other foreigners desperately in need of organ transplants, raising some ethical questions.
The porous, sieve-like minerals known as zeolites have been used for decades in purifiers, filters and other devices. Yet creating and refining a new type of zeolite is still a matter of sophisticated trial and error: no ...
Thirteen of the nation’s most prominent physicists have written a letter to President Bush, calling U.S. plans to reportedly use nuclear weapons against Iran “gravely irresponsible” and warning that such action would ...
New research by Andrew Gelman, professor of statistics and political science, reveals that voting preference or political party affiliation of U.S. states are not simply tied to income levels.
South Korea has launched a project that will create an area in which nearly any type of wireless technology will work.
Digi International Monday unveiled the telecom industry's first upgradeable commercial-grade 3G wireless area network (WAN) router.
A new study indicates the next big San Francisco earthquake will be deadlier than the 1906 tremor than devastated the city.
Singapore's M1 said Monday it was lowering its 3G (third-generation) wireless broadband rates by 65 percent.
U.S. scientists say La Niña-controlled weather patterns have the potential to produce more severe storms, as those recently seen in the Midwest and South.