It's a common assumption that animal migration, like human travel across the globe, can transport pathogens long distances, in some cases increasing disease risks to humans. West Nile Virus, for example, spread rapidly along ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- The discovery of an ancient fossil, nicknamed 'Mrs T', has allowed scientists for the first time to sex pterodactyls flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs between 220-65 million years ago.
(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. is looking to investigate the circumstances of former CEO Mark Hurd's departure, including the large severance package he received.
A cyber-attack that targeted Iranian nuclear centrifuges producing enriched uranium in November did not affect the country's nuclear programme, an Iranian official said in Moscow on Thursday.
In 2008, an international team of scientists studying an exotic new superconductor based on the element ytterbium reported that it displays unusual properties that could change how scientists understand and create materials ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a paper published today in the journal Science, a University of California, Davis, researcher and his co-authors challenge a widely held assumption that plants will move uphill in response to warmer temperatures.
Want to build a really tough robot? Forget about Terminator. Instead, watch a tadpole turn into a frog.
Hackers stole two million tonnes of polluting rights in a five-day raid this week on the European Union's carbon emissions trading system, an EU source said on Thursday.
(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. is buying Lovefilm, a European movie rental service akin to Netflix Inc. The deal announced Thursday heralds Amazon's entrance into a market where Netflix doesn't yet do business, and it left analysts ...
Galileo's first satellite is undergoing testing at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands, checking its readiness to be launched into orbit. This marks a significant step for Europe's Galileo satnav constellation.