Cellphones DO cause brain tumors, says latest study

New research aiming to incorporate the best data from previous studies indicates that cellphones really do increase the risk of brain cancer.  Independent studies follow-up over a long period suggest the risk is doublerd for heavy phone users.

Are BlackBerry owners more malicious?

Benign envy sells iPhones, but malicious envy impels people to buy BlackBerries, new research has found.

Music streaming 'good news' for mobile operators

Mobile operators could make more money by scrapping their download stores and partnering with music streaming providers instead.

Republicans 'kicking butt' in social media

The Rebublicans are set to win in the November mid-term elections, if their Facebook and Twitter presence is to be believed.

Work makes you miserable - or that's what your phone says

People are happiest at home, and most miserable at work - that's the conclusion of a new study which tracks people’s emotional behaviour through their mobile phones.

No matter what it looks like, Rubik's Cube can be solved in 20 moves

There's an earth-shattering new piece of research that just came out, which is guaranteed to have you looking at that Rubik's Cube on your desk with more determination than ever before.

A million bats died from newly discovered disease in US

If something isn't done about a new disease making its way through North America, there will be nothing scary about caverns in the US because bats are dying off by the millions.

iPad owners are 'selfish and unkind'

It's a truism that people either love Apple and all it stands for - or hate it. But the reason, according to consumer research outfit MyType, is that Apple fans, or iPad owners at any rate, are selfish, unkind people, whereas PC owners are independent geeks.

Which came first? The chicken, not the egg!

Scratch that famous question off the list of unsolvable riddles because now there is an answer to, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"

Holding something heavy makes people feel more serious

Stroking a white cat didn't seem to make Blofeld particularly affectionate in You Only Live Twice - but maybe he'd have been even nastier if he'd been holding a rock.

Neuroscientists know what you're planning, even when you don't

Neuroscientists at the University of California Los Angeles claim they can can predict your behavior better than you can.

AARP survey reveals geezer love of social networking

There is an organization devoted to people who are old. They have wealth and power, and they own the Internets. OMG!

Snowblind Ozzy declared a medical miracle

Have you ever wondered why and how the Prince of Darkness is still alive? 



Americans start to care again about global warming

US concern over global warming is starting to rise again - good timing, perhaps, as the US Senate prepares to vote this week on whether to block the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant.

Most kids unaffected by violent games

Do violent video games make for violent teenage gamers? Only if they're not very nice to start with, according to new research.

Electric vehicle offers powerful acceleration

The Tecnalia Technological Corporation has built a totally electric car that can reach 140 kilometers per hour in 10 seconds.

Climate change was major cause of mass mammal extinction

Climate change has been a significant factor in mass mammal extinction over most of the last fifty thousand years, according to an international team.

Gadgets make the world a happier place, says report

Technology makes people happy, and women benefit even more than men, according to a global study from the British Computer Society.

American teenagers would rather text than talk

Teenage American girls send more than 100 text messages a day, according to research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

IBM reaches a hand out to start-ups

IBM has announced a new program called "Global Entrepreneur Initiative," designed to encourage small start-up companies to join the team, learn from some of IBM's best people and research, and help grow the companies that may some day be officially under IBM's corporate portfolio.