Thanks to medical advances in recent decades, many millions more people are surviving for years beyond a cancer diagnosis. These leaps, however, have not come cheap.
Space Adventures, the private firm that sent seven paying clients on trips to the International Space Station (ISS) between 2001 and 2009, will have three more seats available for tourists to fly to the outpost starting in 2013, the company announced in a January 12 press release...
NEW YORK CITY—The Google Science Fair is a bit different from the science fairs of yesteryear. For one thing, it's open to students around the world, whose entries will be submitted online as videos or slide shows...
Verizon Wireless confirmed Tuesday one of the worst-kept secrets in the tech industry–as of February 10, the company is adding Apple's iPhone 4 to the lineup of smart phones supported by the Verizon network...
LAS VEGAS—Chief executives from some of the world's largest companies laid out the keys to developing the next generation of innovative technology during Friday's opening panel discussion here at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show...
Why are we here? Many cosmologists think that everything—not just life on Earth but the planets, the stars, the entire observable universe—is a roll of the dice writ large.
LAS VEGAS—It's easy to poke fun at people so absorbed in their smart phones, tablets and other mobile technology that they're oblivious to anything outside the virtual world (stop signs, theater etiquette, live sporting events, children etc.)...
In 2001, Pakistani soldiers captured Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi as he fled Afghanistan. The Pakistani government turned the Libyan paramilitary trainer affiliated with al Qaeda over to the U.S...
In the animal kingdom it pays to look more dangerous and less tasty. It also helps if harmful species resemble one another so that predators might "learn" more easily to avoid both...
From the tottering penguin to the scurrying kiwi, flightless birds can seem a bit helpless on the ground. But one species of bird seems to have made aggressive use of its front appendages...
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