(AP) Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
The next time your car hits a pothole, a new technology could help you immediately tell someone who can do something about it.
(AP) Business software maker VMware is buying computer networking specialist Nicira for nearly $1.3 billion.
US computer network giant Cisco Systems said Monday it was cutting 1,300 jobs, or two percent of its global workforce, in response to an uncertain economic outlook.
A large inflatable heat shield developed by NASA's Space Technology Program has successfully survived a trip through Earth's atmosphere while travelling at hypersonic speeds up to 7,600 mph.
A Finnish research team together with researchers from New York, USA, has uncovered a protein structure that regulates cell signalling and the formation of blood cells.
The Obama administration opened up protected US land to help farmers and ranchers hit by severe drought Monday, and encouraged crop insurance companies to forgo charging interest for a month.
International ratings agency Moody's on Monday downgraded the long-term debt of Nokia by two notches, to "Ba3", cautioning the Finnish mobile phone giant would likely suffer even deeper than expected losses going forward.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is to investigate China's export restrictions on rare earths, a source close to the organization said on Monday.