Thursday, July 17, 2014
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people's emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month.
An unmanned cargo ship that was rocketed into space this weekend by Orbital Sciences Corporation is nearing the International Space Station where it plans to dock on Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Duke University professor Kathleen Pryer has received her share of grant money. But for her newest project, she's getting help from a retired nurse in Canada and a 17-year-old in Arkansas.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. launched a revamped series of its tablet computers in Taiwan Wednesday and said it aims to take a 5 percent share of the local market this year.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) confirmed Wednesday that its new Desire 616 mid-tier model has hit stores in China and Hong Kong as the Taiwanese phone vendor expands its product portfolio to create new sales momentum.
A vaccine that protects against four strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cervical cancer, does not increase the risk of blood clots in women, researchers said Tuesday.