Report: Video games boost visual attention, reduce impulse control

A person playing a first-person shooter video game like Halo or Unreal Tournament must make decisions quickly. That fast-paced decision-making, it turns out, boosts the player's visual skills but comes at a cost, according to new research: reducing the person's ability to inhibit impulsive behavior.

Claim: Nanomaterial can help reduce CO2 emissions

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new nanomaterial that could help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power stations.

Coffee could help lower skin cancer risk

A new study claims that drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of developing basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common form of skin cancer in the United States.

Shock! Apple over-inflates iPad price tag

The components powering Apple's overhyped iPad tablet reportedly cost Club Cupertino as little as $219.35.