Tuesday, October 7, 2014
An Anglo-American scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the brain's navigation system — the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.
Every morning, food samples are laid out on a long table at a pristine laboratory run by a German firm in Singapore — but they're not meant for chefs or gourmets.
Scientists said Sunday they had pinpointed nearly 700 genetic variations that determine human height, more than tripling the haul in research that could aid the fight against stature-related diseases.
Monday, October 6, 2014
They're not just for sharing any more: Facebook and Twitter are now looking to play a bigger role in shopping.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web.
From navigating gridlocked city roads to playing a favorite national sport, new homegrown apps are blossoming in Myanmar as cheap mobile technology ignites an Internet revolution in the once-isolated nation.
Allen Lau considers himself living proof that love of good writing is alive and well in the age of streaming video and terse text messages.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) expelled Tsai Jen-chien (蔡仁堅), one of its founding members, Saturday for choosing to run in a local election without the party's endorsement.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Up to half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy, according to a study Thursday.