"It was the hardest thing I ever had to do, emotionally and mentally." These are not the words we generally associate with a university student who is undergoing teacher training, yet Concordia researcher Anita Sinner has ...
Priceline has agreed to buy rival travel website Kayak in a stock-and-cash deal worth $1.8 billion, the companies said Thursday.
(AP)—He already has a billion followers. Now, Pope Benedict XVI will join the Twitter-sphere, tweeting from a personal account along with the world's celebrities, leaders and ordinary folk.
(AP)—A group of lawmakers say data-mining companies that collect and sell personal information about consumers should make their operations more transparent.
(AP)—Groupon, the No. 1 online deals service, says it had a small loss in the third quarter as higher revenue failed to make up for stock compensation and other expenses.
(Phys.org)—Every six seconds, for millions of years, comets have been colliding with one another near a star in the constellation Cetus called 49 CETI, which is visible to the naked eye.
Blackberry maker Research in Motion announced Thursday that its newest smartphone platform, Blackberry 10, has been certified as secure for use by US government agencies.
Slimy layers of bacterial growth, known as biofilms, pose a significant hazard in industrial and medical settings. Once established, biofilms are very difficult to remove, and a great deal of research has gone into figuring ...
Interactive music contradicts the traditional notion of musical composition by focusing on the audience's desires instead of those of the originator. A new doctoral thesis in Musicology from the University of Gothenburg, ...
(Phys.org)—Based on a new discovery by researchers at Oregon State University, the world's multi-billion dollar foundry industry may soon develop a sweet tooth.