British Cold War nuclear bunker up for sale on eBay

A Cold War-era nuclear bunker in Britain has been put up for sale on online auction site eBay, and by Sunday bidders had pushed the price up to more than 27,000 pounds (30,000 euros, 40,000 dollars).

Ancient corals hold new hope for reefs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fossil corals, up to half a million years old, are providing fresh hope that coral reefs may be able to withstand the huge stresses imposed on them by today’s human activity.

Microsoft encourages antitrust scrutiny of Google

Microsoft Corp. on Friday made its case publicly for increased antitrust scrutiny of rival Google Inc., while deflecting criticism that one of its European properties helped spur a local investigation of the Internet search ...

Hello, stranger: the ups and downs of Chatroulette

(AP) -- A new Web sensation called Chatroulette feels like a throwback to the early 1990s, when online chat rooms brimmed with lonely strangers looking for meaningful connections, meaningless sex, or something in between.

Beewolves protect their offspring with antibiotics

Digger wasps of the genus Philanthus, so-called beewolves, house beneficial bacteria on their cocoons that guarantee protection against harmful microorganisms. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in ...

World's most powerful atom smasher restarts: CERN

Scientists have restarted the world's most powerful atom-smasher overnight, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) said Sunday, as they launch a new bid to uncover the secrets of the universe.

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