Probing Question: What is Bitcoin?

In 1729, when he was 23 years old, Benjamin Franklin authored a pamphlet titled "A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency." The revolutionary idea he advocated? Paper money printed and controlled ...

New research explores theories about aging and death in plants

(Phys.org) —According to Benjamin Franklin, "nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." But what if Franklin had it wrong—at least about death? University of Georgia ecologist Richard P. Shefferson explored ...

Apple's mystique may grow with Steve Jobs' death

(AP) -- In the end, Steve Jobs left the world to his own devices. As macabre as it might seem, Jobs' death Wednesday will only add to the Apple mystique - and profit. The iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac will, no doubt, get a ...