Curcumin nanoparticles 'open up' resistant cancers

Pre-treatment with curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, makes ovarian cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Ovarian Research ...

Alienware netbook is out of this world

Some people are lusting after the sleek, stylish iPad. But the only portable gadget in my heart right now is the Alienware M11x netbook, a computer that's about as refined and subtle and awesome as a chain saw-juggling grizzly ...

Baidu shares soar as net profit sharply higher

Baidu shares soared past 700 dollars on Wednesday after the Chinese Web search giant more than doubled its net profit amid Google's conflict with the Chinese authorities.

Too risky to phone ET? Too late -- NASA's tried it

(AP) -- Stephen Hawking says it is too risky to try to talk to space aliens. Oops. Too late. NASA and others have already beamed several messages into deep space, trying to phone E.T.

Synthetic enzymes could help ID proteins

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a rare metal that's not utilized by nature, Rice University chemists have created a synthetic enzyme that could help unlock the identities of thousands of difficult-to-study proteins, including many ...

Move aside, PCs, here come the tablets

My mom is anything but a technophile. Even though she and my dad have had a computer for more than 25 years, she's still intimidated by them, worrying she might break or delete something by pushing the wrong button or clicking ...

Technology stars top ranking of brand value

Google was crowned the world's most valuable brand on Wednesday by a research firm that found technology firms dominate when it comes to how much a name is worth in today's markets.

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