Thursday, July 10, 2014
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.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and “balkanization” resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed Thursday.
Japanese scientists say they have found a way to slow down the aging process in flowers by up to a half, meaning bouquets could remain fresh for much longer.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of legendary French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, emerged from the deep Wednesday after 31 days in an undersea lab off the Florida Keys.
Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The planned launch by U.S. space agency NASA of a rocket carrying a satellite designed to track global warming has been postponed.
Leading science journal Nature said on Wednesday it had withdrawn a flawed stem-cell study hailed when it was published in January as a “game-changer” in the quest to grow transplant tissue.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Some childhood vaccines are linked to serious side effects, but they are quite rare and do not include autism, food allergies or cancer, said a review of scientific literature Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A new “supercooling” technique keeps rat livers alive three times longer than before, boosting hopes for easing shortages of human transplant organs, scientists said Sunday.