Many scientific advances are observed through a form of Internet haze. It makes it difficult to visualize or appreciate the nuance. The happenings in San Diego this very day are worthy of much more appreciation than might outwardly appear.
Volvo today unveiled its "ReCharge Concept", which could be a first glimpse at tomorrow's commuter car. Other than the hybrid vehicles today, the ReCharge uses the electric motor as the main engine and a combustion engine as support – resulting in a gas consumption rating that should easily exceed 100 mpg in everyday use.>> In Pictures Volvo ReCharge Concept
At precisely 12:01 AM Eastern time today, Fred Thompson announced his candidacy for president, making history as the first to do so via an online webcast.
After refusing to renew its contract with Apple, NBC Universal plans to migrate most of its digital video offerings from iTunes over to Amazon Unbox.
West Lafayette (IN) - A 40-year old research effort by Purdue University professor Dr. Jerry Woodall has produced the world's most efficient way of creating hydrogen. And while Dr. Woodall's invention could be used to power hydrogen-based cars, the realities are that the energy required to do so makes it an impractical solution. The dream of the car running on water has been derailed by the science-reality alarm clock.
fHouston (TX) - Scientists at the University of Houston are researching an advanced form of 3D facial recognition. They're hoping to prove this technology powerful enough to serve as a foundational security component, one possibly working alongside other biometrics. More secure than PINs, faster and easier than swiping a card, and less invasive than being thumbprinted, 3D facial recognition systems could be the security breakthrough which keeps us all from being chipped.
A brand new Airbus A380 collided with a hanger during a test flight by Thai Airways.
A patent filed by a local Texas company shows technology that would allow drivers to commute hundreds of miles without using a drop of gasoline.
Thailand residents can once again view their favorite videos on YouTube after the government and Google agreed to block any offensive clips in the future.
An elderly man has been ordered to pay more than $12 million to a local bank after it was discovered he took advantage of an internal computer glitch.
IBM researchers today said that they were able to probe magnetic anisotropy in individual atoms, potentially opening the development of a new kind of data storage devices. In another announcement, the company unveiled a single-molecule switch that is expected to lead the way toward smaller, faster and more energy-efficient semiconductors.
Google's video sharing site Youtube has struck an agreement with the British MCPS-PRS Alliance to provide royalties to artists whose songs appear on user created videos.
Customers with an extensive library of songs on Sony's Connect store will need to act quickly before their collection essentially gets wiped out early next year.