Concerns about cyber security seem to be as pervasive as the Web itself, whether it's China's capacity to wage cyber warfare, the vulnerability of U.S
Astronauts on the STS-130 mission have installed the two major pieces of European-built hardware they delivered to the International Space Station on space shuttle Endeavour, edging the station ever closer to its long-awaited completion...
NEW YORK—Almost five centuries after Juan Ponce de Leon's legendary quest for the Fountain of Youth, a cure for aging continues to drive a multibillion-dollar biotech industry.
When Olympic champions are crowned at this year's winter games in Vancouver, these elite athletes will be taking home more than just gold, silver or bronze medals—they will be playing a role in Canada's efforts to reduce electronic waste...
Former President Bill Clinton received two stents in one of his coronary arteries Thursday at a New York City hospital, according to a prepared statement by his adviser Douglas Band.
A NASA satellite that promises to deliver an unprecedented volume of data about the workings of the sun launched successfully atop an Atlas 5 rocket Thursday.
More than eight decades after Westinghouse Electric Corp. introduced Televox—a crudely conceived humanoid that could answer the telephone and route calls—robots finally have a week out of the year that they can call their own...
Anyone walking into a smoker's abode can tell you that the traces of tobacco use don't vanish when a cigarette or cigar is extinguished. But just what happens to this "third-hand" smoke once the air has cleared—and can it still be harmful?...
The fifth-to-last mission of the space shuttle program got under way early Monday, as the shuttle Endeavour rocketed up from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin a 13-day mission to the International Space Station...
NEW YORK—Almost a year since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which earmarked some $19 billion to get electronic health records off the ground, most of the country's medical and research institutions are still primarily pushing paper...
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