Amazon courts food shoppers

Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving—its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping, much the way it's done for other consumer ...

Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google's success

YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google's cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.

How sharks recycle toxic ammonia to keep their skin moist

The Pacific spiny dogfish shark is a master at recycling the ocean's toxic ammonia and converting it into useful urea, according to new research from University of British Columbia (UBC) zoologists.

Scientists measure how ions bombard fusion device walls

For the first time, researchers at West Virginia University (WVU) have directly measured the complicated 3D patterns of flowing plasma as it strikes the walls of fusion and space propulsion devices.

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