Monday, March 31, 2014
A new study gives a big boost to fixing a bad aortic valve, the heart's main gate, without open-heart surgery. Survival rates were better one year later for people who had a new valve placed through a tube into an artery instead.
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.
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
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.
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 U.S.-Russian three man crew Wednesday faced an unprecedented two-day delay in their docking with the International Space Station (ISS) after their Russian Soyuz spacecraft suffered a technical glitch on its approach in orbit.
A fridge-sized robot lab hurtling through the Solar System aboard a European probe is about to wake from hibernation and prepare for the first-ever landing by a spacecraft on a comet.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Youths who play video games are more likely to think and act in aggressive ways, suggested a study out Monday of more than 3,000 schoolchildren in Singapore.
At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.