Amazon profit up 68 pct; outlook scares investors

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit surged 68 percent, showing that consumers are even more comfortable opening their wallets to the online retailer as the economy slowly improves. But investors ...

Counting Titan's Craters

Impact craters found on Titan could help scientists determine the age of this Earth-like moon and its potential for life.

Stanford parallel programming course available online for free

Through a new course posted online for free, the Stanford School of Engineering and NVIDIA Corp. will give a big boost to programmers who want to take advantage of the substantial processing power of the graphics processing ...

Less talk from parents can encourage more speech from children

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Bath research student has helped with a study that has found children with poor language skills improve when their parents make a few simple changes in the way they interact with them.

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