Sunday, May 26, 2013
The majority of people on Earth people will face severe water shortages within a generation or two if pollution and waste continues unabated, scientists warned at a conference in Bonn Friday.
The rugged landscape created by volcanic eruptions and tectonic plate shifts in east and south Africa millions of years ago may be what prompted our human ancestors to start walking on two legs, a study said Friday.
Taiwan has unveiled a newly developed breed of Oncidium orchid supposed to look like dancing dolls, a researcher said yesterday.
A manager at Microsoft Corp.'s German branch is to visit Taiwan to procure tablet computers, according to Taiwan's main trade promotion body.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Google has followed in the footsteps of Charles Darwin to gather images of the beauty and biological diversity of the Galapagos Islands for the Internet titan's online maps.
France's lower house on Thursday approved a plan to introduce more courses in English at universities despite critics alleging it will undermine efforts to promote French.
People have been getting rid of cockroaches for decades by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
Daiwa Securities said Friday that the consolidated sales of MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, are likely to fall 20 percent in May from the previous month because of inventory adjustments in China.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Online retail titan Amazon announced Thursday it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to “over 170 countries and territories around the world,” and its Appstore in nearly 200 countries.
Japan's number two carmaker Nissan said Thursday it would recall some 841,000 compact cars worldwide due to a steering wheel problem.