Microchips found in most mundane of places

To help make football a little safer, Intel officials last month proposed having players' helmets outfitted with microprocessors that would wirelessly alert doctors if the athletes suffered a hit hard enough to cause head ...

Viacom sells 'Rock Band' creator Harmonix

Viacom said Thursday that it has sold Harmonix, creator of the "Rock Band" videogame, to New York-based private investment firm Columbus Nova.

Discovery of new molecule can lead to more efficient rocket fuel

Trinitramid – that's the name of the new molecule that may be a component in future rocket fuel. This fuel could be 20-30 percent more efficient in comparison with the best rocket fuels we have today. The discovery was ...

Obama gives 'lump of coal' to polar bears: activists

Environmental groups on Thursday accused US President Barack Obama's administration of failing to ensure the survival of polar bears after it stopped short of listing the animals as endangered.

Mortgage defaults at lowest levels in five years

(PhysOrg.com) -- Default risk on home loans fell once again this quarter to its lowest level in more than five years, says a professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Scientific discovery moves racetrack memory closer to reality

IBM researchers today revealed a previously unknown aspect of key physics inside Racetrack memory -- a new technology design which stands to improve memory capabilities within mobile phones, laptop computers and business-class ...

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