One of two controversial papers describing how the avian H5N1 influenza virus could become transmissible in mammals was published yesterday, after months of global debate.
New research raises the scary prospect that Alzheimer's could be transmissible in a similar way to infectious prion diseases.
A new data compression technique could allow 3D movies to be seamlessly transmitted over the internet and via satellite, say its developers.
DirecTV has blamed a transmission "glitch" - caused by an apparently buggy software update - for freezing a number of HD DVR units.
Nokia has sued Apple for allegedly infringing on five "important" patents with its popular iPhone and iPad 3G.
Porsche has introduced a low-emission hybrid "concept" sports car that is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just under 3.2 seconds.