Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen—from selling smartphone data plans, to ...

Sizing up cells: Study finds possible regulator of growth

Modern biology has attained deep knowledge of how cells work, but the mechanisms by which cellular structures assemble and grow to the right size largely remain a mystery. Now, Princeton University researchers may have found ...

Arson to blame for Argentine forest fires

Fires that have ravaged some 20,000 hectares of forest in Argentina's remote Patagonia region were deliberately set, according to Argentine officials on Monday.

Yahoo marks 20 years with yodels, reminiscences

Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.

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