A US presidential panel probing the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster examined Tuesday the oil industry's safety culture, after its lead investigator said he found no evidence BP and its partners had sacrificed safety for profits.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Philosopher Susan Anderson is teaching machines how to behave ethically.
A material just one atom thick that is stronger than steel but flexes like rubber. A "mini-submarine" that can trick the immune system and deliver a payload of chemotherapy deep inside a tumour.
When it comes to public perception about health disparities in the United States, political ideology plays a surprisingly large role more so even than party affiliation, according to new research by a Michigan State ...
(AP) -- Scientists have observed the highest rate of beak abnormalities ever recorded in wild bird populations in Alaska and the Northwest, a study by two federal scientists said.
China has said it aims to cut the intensity of dioxin emissions in key industries by 10 percent by 2015, as part of efforts by the world's top polluter to tackle ever-worsening air quality.
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said Tuesday its net profit surged in the three months ended September from a year earlier but left its profit outlook unchanged on uncertainties caused by a strong yen.
Amazon is increasing the revenue split for newspapers and magazines sold through its Kindle electronic bookstore.