Study demonstrates wearable sensors to detect firearm use

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates that wearable sensors could one day transform the correctional system by tracking gun use by community-based offenders, who account for a disproportionate share ...

Tropical Storm Dolly weakens over Mexico

Dolly weakened into a tropical depression over northeastern Mexico on Wednesday after moving ashore but another storm threatened to grow into a hurricane off the Pacific coast, forecasters said.

Biodiversity in the balance

A new study calls into question the evolutionary stability of an ecological explanation of biodiversity.

New deep sea mushroom-shaped organisms discovered

Scientists discovered two new species of sea-dwelling, mushroom-shaped organisms, according to a study published September 3, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jean Just from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and ...

Verizon to pay $7.4 mn for US privacy violations

US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.

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