Google buys New York office building

Google said Wednesday that it had purchased an 18-story building in New York to house its more than 2,000-strong workforce in the city.

Rudolph the Red Nosed blood vessel

(PhysOrg.com) -- A spectacular Christmas image of a 'Rudolph' blood vessel in the brain has emerged as part of an experiment at Newcastle University.

As the Dead Sea dries, drilling shows it's not the first time

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the first project of its kind, scientists are drilling deep into the bed of the fast-shrinking Dead Sea, searching for clues to past climate changes and other events that may have affected human history ...

Ever-sharp urchin teeth may yield tools that never need honing

(PhysOrg.com) -- To survive in a tumultuous environment, sea urchins literally eat through stone, using their teeth to carve out nooks where the spiny creatures hide from predators and protect themselves from the crashing ...

Does equality increase status spending?

People are happier when goods are more equally distributed, but equality makes people want to spend more to get ahead of their neighbors, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Researchers train software to help monitor climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- A computer program that automatically analyzes mounds of satellite images and other data could help climate scientists keep track of complex, constantly changing environmental conditions, according to an ...

Millions affected as Skype goes down

Skype suffered an outage lasting several hours on Wednesday affecting millions of users of the Internet communications service.

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