Sunday, September 15, 2013
California could join Japan, Mexico and other earthquake-prone countries that alert residents to the approach of powerful shaking under a bill awaiting approval from the governor.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
The tongue-in-cheek Ig Nobel awards were handed Thursday to dozens of scientists, including those who confirmed drunk people think they are more attractive and studied the onion enzyme that makes us cry.
A Japan-led team of seismologists set off Friday on a mission to drill deep beneath the seabed in a search for the origin of earthquakes.
Never before has a human-built spacecraft traveled so far. NASA's Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system and is wandering the galaxy, U.S. scientists said Thursday.
Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Scientists in Spain said on Wednesday they had made mature cells in living mice revert to their youthful, versatile state, in a step toward the goal of tissue regeneration by stem cells.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Apple's lower-cost iPhone 5C will retail for more than US$700 in China, putting it out of reach of most consumers and raising questions over the firm's ability to build sales in the world's biggest mobile market.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Shares of Asustek Computer Inc. moved higher Tuesday morning after the personal computer vendor reported a more than 14-percent month-on-month increase in its consolidated sales for August, dealers said.
Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Operators of the popular messaging and voice call application LINE yesterday announced that its service will come pre-installed on Samsung's Galaxy Gear, an upcoming wearable computing device set to be released in October.