Time marches on and so does the debate over whether a "leap second" does any good in helping Earth catch up with the world's atomic clocks.
Researchers at the Advanced Technology Institute at the University of Surrey have reported in the January 2006 issue of Nature Materials the first demonstration of negative resistance in amorphous semiconductors.
China says its scientists have produced the world's first live vaccine against bird flu and Newcastle disease, both affecting poultry.
By using electromagnetic waves instead of electrical current for switching, researchers have operated an optical modulator at terahertz frequencies – an accomplishment that could one day facilitate data transmission rates ...
Researchers are developing sophisticated networking technologies that enable military commanders to share tactical information -- right from the battlefield, in real-time, experts tell United Press International.
Are you tempted to trade in last year's digital camera for a newer model with even more megapixels? Researchers who make images of the human brain have the same obsession with increasing their pixel count, which increases ...
A Russian rocket delivered Christmas presents and a holiday meal to those on the International Space Station in time for holiday.
The Christmas Bird Count in the Chicago area is showing Blue Jays are returning to the region, the Chicago Ornithological Society said.
For decades, eagles have been fed in Homer, Alaska, and the eagle population has soared, as has the tourist traffic, but some hope the feeding will stop.
The economy of Galveston Island, Texas, with its 60,000 residents, is booming, but the narrow strip of land is sinking a few inches each decade.