Sunday, March 30, 2014
Microsoft on Friday scrapped a policy that allowed it to peek at Hotmail messages to plug leaks or investigate intellectual property theft.
If you have already read “12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats,” now you can move on to “8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming.”
Scientists say they have built the first synthetic chromosome for a complex-celled organism after a seven-year effort, a step toward man-made genomes that some hailed on Friday but others viewed warily.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Only a handful of professional musicians can play it, but a rare instrument banned in the 19th century is making a comeback, and even seducing a new generation of rock and electro stars.
One in 68 U.S. children has autism, a 30 percent rise over the last estimate released in 2012, health authorities said Thursday.
A Russian spacecraft with two Russians and a NASA astronaut aboard on Friday docked successfully at the International Space Station after a technical hitch caused an unprecedented two-day delay.
Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers said Friday.
Friday, March 28, 2014
In a blind taste test, eight out of eight pandas agree — sugar is delicious.
Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 12 billion kilometers from the sun.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A handful of fed-up residents in one of the world's noisiest cities have taken on a daunting challenge: persuading Indian drivers to stop honking their car horns.