Saturday, October 12, 2013
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Department of Environmental Engineering and the Water Resources Agency (WRA) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs jointly launched the world's first mobile laboratory in a van equipped with a water-monitoring system which can provide accurate test results within two hours, the university said.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Earth may experience a radically different climate already within 34 years, forever changing life as we know it, said a study Wednesday that aims to bring the dangers of global warming into sharper focus.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Three U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that any researcher can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
A smart lighting system developed by the Institute for Information Industry to illuminate parking lots can help reduce electricity use by 65 percent compared with conventional lighting, the developer said yesterday.
Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday it is paying a well-known hacking expert more than US$100,000 for finding security holes in its software, one of the largest such bounties awarded to date by a high-tech company.
Electric cars developed by China-based BYD Auto will make their debut in Taiwan early next year, the vehicle's local distributor announced Wednesday.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Taiwan's third-largest mobile provider, on Wednesday unveiled a mobile commerce platform powered by technology from Seattle-based Sirqul Inc.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for conceiving of the so-called “God particle” which confers mass.
Mating is such an arduous and frenzied process for some male marsupials that it literally kills them, according to new Australian-led research.