Wind, solar becoming cost competitive: Chu

Clean sources of energy such as wind and solar will be no more expensive than oil and gas projects by the end of the decade, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Wednesday.

New 'missing link' dinosaur discovered in Argentina

Fossils of a recently discovered dinosaur species in Argentina is a "missing link" in the evolution of the long-necked giants that roamed the earth millions of years ago, paleontologists said.

Judge echoes Google critics in digital book ruling

(AP) -- As Google Inc. evolved from being an endearing startup to an Internet empire, the company has become used to critics depicting it as a copyright scofflaw and pushy monopolist. It's different when the unflattering ...

Review: Foursquare a fun complement to city jaunts

(AP) -- At first, I didn't see the point of Foursquare, the mobile service that turns sharing your location with friends into a game of sorts. More than a year later, I still don't, but I'm hooked - much to the chagrin of ...

EU victim of eve-of-summit cyber attack: official

Cyber-attackers hacked into the European Commission on Wednesday, hours from a sensitive summit of EU leaders debating the military campaign in Libya, the euro debt crisis and nuclear safety, officials said.

Ancient era of fast growth in supermassive black holes studied

(PhysOrg.com) -- In collaboration with an international team of astronomers, an assistant professor of physics at the University of North Texas has identified the earliest known epoch of fast growth of the supermassive black ...

Ongo seeking full NY Times, adding partners

Online news service Ongo is hoping to provide its subscribers with full access to The New York Times and expanding its lineup of contributors, Ongo chief executive Alex Kazim said Wednesday.

Macintosh software vet leaves 'post-PC era' Apple

A senior executive behind Macintosh computer software is leaving Apple as the culture-changing company rushes into a "post PC Era" in which iPads and iPhones supplant desktop computers.

New space suit to be tested in Antarctica

University of North Dakota aerospace engineer and researcher Pablo de Leon is part of a unique mission to test a UND planetary exploration suit -- the NDX-1 -- at a remote military base in Antarctica. The team departed for ...

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