Thursday, April 24, 2014
Asia's largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.
Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. (宏達電) on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones — the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.
Preferring Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科技) to Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科技), two foreign brokerages on Wednesday respectively raised target prices for Inotera to NT$36 and NT$41.
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Cow manure is commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, and a U.S. study out Tuesday found it contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate change.
Graphene has been touted as a wonder material — the world's thinnest substance, but super-strong. Now scientists say it is so easy to make you could produce some in your kitchen.
Monday, April 21, 2014
John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward — an international team of researchers has discovered the first Earth-sized planet within the “habitable zone” of another star.
Friday, April 18, 2014
It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot.