Necessity is the mother of invention for clever birds (w/Videos)

Researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Queen Mary, University of London have found that rooks, a member of the crow family, are capable of using and making tools, modifying them to make them work and using two tools ...

Samsung Introduces UltraThin Touch of Color Photo Frame

Samsung Electronics today announced the release of the SPF-87H Photo Frame. With a slim screen depth of 23 mm (.91 inches) and 1 GB of internal memory, the SPF-87H can store up to 3,000 photos, while being powered only by ...

Cyberbullying case brings big changes

The July sentencing of a Missouri mom convicted for her part in an Internet hoax that led to a teenager's suicide may disappoint those looking for justice.

Project Whirlwind comes home

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Project Whirlwind Computer collection -- a compilation of pioneering digital computing research conducted at MIT in the 1940s and 1950s -- has been transferred back to the Institute from the MITRE Corporation, ...

Paperless proof, the e-government magic act

(PhysOrg.com) -- A French-developed security platform which turns email into the electronic equivalent of registered mail could help deal with the bureaucratic paper mountains throughout Europe.

Antibiotic multiresistance: why bacteria are so effective

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an article due to be published in Science, teams from the Institut Pasteurand the University of Limoges, associated with the CNRS and Inserm, decipherfor the first time the molecular mechanism that enables ...

Mobile services made simple

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers believe they have achieved what has remained an almost impossible dream in the wireless world: powerful mobile services that work simply, seamlessly and intuitively.

Online news fees: financial salvation or suicide?

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a rarity among large U.S. newspapers - it's selling more weekday copies than a decade ago. In Idaho, the Post Register's circulation has remained stable, while many other print publications ...

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