Tuesday, September 2, 2014
A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.
A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.
Sea levels around Antarctica have been rising a third faster than the global average, a clear sign of high meltwater runoff from the continent's ice sheet, scientists said on Sunday.
Monday, September 1, 2014
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favorite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said on Thursday.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better and good things appear worse, scientists from Japan and the United States have found.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Researchers in Japan said Wednesday they have been unable to replicate experiments that were hailed earlier this year as a “game-changer” in the quest to grow transplant tissue, amid claims evidence was faked.
Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Zync Render, a service that trims costs of special effects by pushing the work into the Internet “cloud.”
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) plans to release a variant of its first smartband, designed specially for Asian markets, according to an anonymous source familiar with the matter.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Taiwan Star Cellular Co. yesterday launched the company's 4G mobile broadband network while unveiling competitively priced subscription contract terms in vying for the crowded local telecoms market.