SCIENCE & TECH

The marketing motto ‘Intel Inside’ is turning out to be a curse for most of the world’s computers.
With the continued growth of China as the world's new economic leader, telecommunications traffic between China and Europe is expected to increase by three times within the next five years.
A new metal-organic framework may be able to pack more methane onboard a vehicle than ever before, without the need for expensive tanks and compres¬sors. That could be a game-changer for the natural-gas-powered vehicle industry.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was recently awarded a $900,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), to support UWM's new Connected Systems Institute (CSI).
While the U.S. has given control over the Internet to large criminal corporations, the UK announced yesterday that by 2020, high-speed internet will be a legal right for all British households and businesses.
The rush to develop truly sentient, self-programming machines is on, with billions of dollars a year being allocated to research and development in numerous countries, but without sufficient consideration to the impacts on humanity and the planet.
A magenta greenhouse at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is paving the way to a whole new idea of what greenhouses can be.
While the world worries about North Korea primarily as an instigator of nuclear war, the country may be quietly conducting some advanced research into the use of algae for food and biofuel, and the lessons it learns could serve us all well.
According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using a less environmentally damaging and cost-effective process. This is a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy and materials industry.
Several times during the 20th century, genius inventors discovered and developed a variety of elegant methods to nullify gravity.
It is not just your imagination, and it's not just the bees. The global flying bug population is dropping dramatically and we all should be worried.
Keeping your computers and mobile devices secure is an important part of business these days, and you don't need to hire a computer geek to cover most of the bases.
The massive Alibaba Group, best known for its e-commerce business, announced last month that it is setting up a new research institute dedicated to advanced technology development.
A new study shows that humans aren't nearly as special and intelligent as they would like to think they are.
A new University of Arizona study bares the frightening truth many had suspected about reliance on GMOs. At least in the case of pest-resistant transgenic crops, it looks like the pests are putting up a very strong fight to thrive.
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and alcohols at efficiencies far greater than plants.
A new study by researchers at Rice and Texas A&M’s Galveston Universities found the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 100-year flood plain maps missed 75 percent of flood damage from serious floods, in several southeast Houston suburbs.
Global warming is giving China an unprecedented opportunity to test direct shipping to Canada via the fabled Northwest Passage maritime route.
Only 12 light-years away from us, four Earth-size planets have been discovered that appear to have all they might need to support water – and maybe life.
Remember that limit of keeping global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius? A new UN report says we have already blown way past that, and are on our way to 3 degrees and more.
What if you could change your life by simply sitting in front of a computer monitor and playing a little game with your brain. Many have done so and you can too.
Thin film solar takes another step forward.