To win hearts and minds, focus on small projects, study finds

U.S. efforts to bring stability to Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years have focused less on killing insurgents and more on gaining the cooperation of the local population. But does this population-centered approach to counterinsurgency ...

Apple's app sends shares of card makers tumbling

(AP) -- A brief mention of a new app that lets people design and send greeting through the mail with an iPhone is sending the stocks of greeting card companies tumbling.

Fishy behaviour

A fish's personality may determine how it is captured. This association between personality difference and capture-technique could have significant evolutionary and ecological consequences for affected fish populations, as ...

A coating that prevents barnacles forming colonies

It is not necessary for an effective anti-fouling coating to release toxins into the environment. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg have shown that it is instead possible to mix into the coating molecules on which ...

Apple unveils faster, more powerful iPhone 4S

The most closely kept secret about the iPhone 5? There isn't one - yet. Apple unveiled a faster, more powerful version of its sleek iPhone on Tuesday and named it the 4S. It includes a futuristic, voice-activated personal ...

California physicist shares 2011 Nobel Prize

Saul Perlmutter won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday, but it wasn't until the California scientist was awakened by a telephone call from a reporter in Sweden that he learned of the distinction.

Electricity market's policy instruments not a good combination

While they may have similar environmental aims, the Swedish electricity market's two policy instruments -- tradable green certificates and carbon emissions allowances -- are not easy bedfellows. Although straightforward at ...

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