Taxpayers have been "ripped off" by the government's broadband roll-out in rural areas, the head of a powerful spending watchdog said as its damning report was released Thursday.
Shale oil and gas may be massive untapped energy sources, but the risks of extracting them has drawn calls for tighter regulation or an all-out ban.
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are an almost ubiquitous part of most young people's lives after just a few years of existence. But the enthusiasm with which they have been adopted by this group has not ...
In a small village deep in the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula—a day's drive from any source of clean, drinkable water—researchers from MIT are testing a system that purifies water with the help of the sun.
Swiss and Italian officials are butting heads over how to tackle bears roaming between the two countries, in a dispute centred on balancing human and animal welfare.
A bluetooth application that gives tourists real-time city information on their smartphones has been developed through a pan-European initiative. An updated iPhone app was released in time for the summer, providing visitors ...
Manchester is the UK's language capital, according to researchers at The University of Manchester.
The snakehead is an invasive species of fish from Asia that is threatening the delicate ecosystem of the Potomac River that flows through Washington into the Atlantic Ocean.
An early warning system of threats over freshwater resources in the Black Sea region is now available to policy makers. The onus remains on them to effectively preserve fresh water sources.
Treezilla, the monster map of trees, was launched by The Open University and partners on 14 June 2013. The citizen science project aims to map every tree in Britain through Treezilla.org and the related apps.