Next Partisan 'War' in New Congress Will Be Over Science
After midterm battles, an immigration standoff and amid a switch of power in Congress, the next political fight in Washington will likely be over science, Politico reports.
Democrats are bracing for what they fear will be a Republican onslaught against everything from...
New 15-minute Test for Ebola to Undergo Trials in West Africa
A new test designed to rapidly diagnose Ebola virus infection is to be tried out at a treatment centre for the disease in Guinea,international health charity The Wellcome Trust said on Friday.Researchers developing the 15-minute Ebola test say it is six times faster than...
Limestone 'Venus' 23,000 Years Old Dug up in France
A limestone statuette of a shapely woman some 23,000 years old has been discovered in northern France in what archaeologists Thursday described as an exceptional find.Archaeologists stumbled on the Paleolithic-era sculpture during a dig in the summer in Amiens, the first...
Hackers Force Message on Websites via US Firm
A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites.Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer outlined what happened in a blog published Thursday.The executive...
Twitter to Track Which Apps Its Users Have
If you use Twitter on your cellphone, the social media site will soon begin tracking which apps you use unless you actively opt out.
EU Presses Google for Global 'Right to Be Forgotten'
The European Union is pressing tech giant Google to expand the right to be forgotten to all its search tools.
A right to be forgotten ruling - passed last May by the European Court of Justice allowing people to remove links to unwanted content from Google search results...
Robot Submarine Finds Antarctic Ice Thicker Than Believed
Global warming theories just took a major hit with a surprising discovery by British, U.S. and Australian researchers who found that Antarctic underwater ice is much thicker than scientists had believed it to be.
FAA: Pilot Close Calls With Drones Growing Rapidly
Close calls of drones flying near airplanes and crowds in the U.S. have surged this year to more than 40 a month, according to Federal Aviation Administration records.
China Unveils New Warfare Drones at Air Show
From the Chinese point of view, wars of the future are looking more like Star Wars every day.
Apple Tops $700 Billion Valuation With IPhone, IPad Demand
Apple Inc., already the world's largest company by market capitalization, hit a new record value: $700 billion.Shares of the iPhone maker rose 0.8 percent to $119.59 at 9:35 a.m. in New York, giving it a valuation of more than $701 billion, a milestone that no other U.S....
Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? Israeli Firm Says It Can
An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries.
Using nano-technology to synthesise artificial molecules,...
Crew Blasts off for International Space Station
A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States, and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.The Soyuz capsule roared into the pre-dawn darkness just after 3 a.m. Monday from the Russian...
Bodies of 500 Sea Lions Found on Peruvian Beach
Peruvian authorities were investigating Sunday the deaths of some 500 sea lions whose rotting corpses were found on a northern beach.
Facebook 'Newspaper' Spells Trouble for Media
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal newspaper for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get...
Climatologist: 'Dramatic Drop' in Global Temperatures Coming
While all the buzz about global warming has dominated headlines over recent years, the real issue is global cooling, something that will plague the earth for the next 30 years, author and climatologist John Casey said Friday on Newsmax TV's “America’s Forum.”
Space Engineer John Casey: Philae Lander Is a 'Great Success'
The Philae Lander, the first probe to touch down on a comet, is "already a great success," John Casey, president of Space and Science Research Corp., told Newsmax TV on Thursday.
Russia Webcam Site Spies Into Bedrooms, Offices Worldwide
A Russian website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world by accessing poorly secured webcams should be taken down immediately, British officials said on Thursday.The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said the site was...
Bezos's Washington Post Will Be Free on Amazon's Kindle Fire
The Washington Post, the newspaper acquired by Amazon.Com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, today unveiled a new all-tablet news application available only to users of Amazon's expanded range of Kindle Fire devices.The app will offer a curated selection of news and photographs from...
Scientists Record Thud of Philae's Comet Landing
Scientists have released a brief recording of the sound that Europe's space probe Philae made when it became the first to land on a comet last week.The two-second recording features a short, sharp thud as the lander touched down about 311 million miles (500 million...
Russian Press: Mysterious Satellite Meant to 'Help, Not Harm'
An unidentified Russian satellite orbiting earth since May is most likely harmless _ intended to help solve the problem of space debris, according to RT, the state-funded Russian news service.
Robocop Ready for Duty, Available for Lease at $6.50 An Hour
Jumping from Hollywood fantasy into Silicon Valley reality, K5, a new, high-tech super-robocop already has reported for duty.
CBS Says Dish Poised to Black Out Network as Contract Expires
CBS Corp. said Dish Network Corp. looks poised to black out its programming when a contract between the broadcaster and satellite-TV service ends Nov. 20."Dish appears willing to drop the most popular programming in its entire channel lineup because it won't negotiate the...
Report: Russians May Have Relaunched Soviet-Era 'Satellite Killer'
A mysterious satellite launched by Russia six months ago is confounding American space experts , but they are speculating that the "satellite killer" is back.
Clones of a Woolly Mammoth May Again Walk the Earth
In 2013, a team of Russian scientists led by Semyon Grigoriev unearthed an extremely well-preserved 40,000-year-old woolly mammoth carcass, who blood may make it possible to clone the prehistoric animal, a distant relative of the elephant.
NYC Plan Replaces Pay Phones With Wi-Fi Hubs
Pay phones on New York City streets would become a thing of the past under a plan announced Monday that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio...
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