TheStreet (June 11, 2014) New research from eMarketer projects that world monthly ownership of smartphones should reach $1.76 billion this year up by 25% from 2013. Almost one quarter of the world population will use ... watch video
AFP (May 24, 2016) Europe's Galileo sat-nav system, a rival to America's GPS, took a step closer to becoming operational with the launch Tuesday of a fresh pair of satellites to join a dozen already in space.
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Reuters - News Video Online (June 15, 2016) SpaceX successfully launches its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida to deliver a dual payload of communications satellites into orbit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AFP (June 22, 2016) India successfully launches a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites as its famously frugal space agency looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market.
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AFP (June 3, 2013) Hong Kong was dubbed the ketamine capital of the world with a cheap and abundant supply of the addictive drug flooding across the border from mainland China. But now the city is fighting back and ... watch video
Reuters (May 29, 2013) Boston-based company Altaeros has developed a new wind power generator in the form of a giant balloon they say will offer a cheap renewable energy to communities off the grid. ... watch video
July 25, 2016 It looks like a bicycle chain, but has just twelve segments about the size of a fist. In each segment there is a motor. This describes pretty much the robot developed by the ... read more
July 25, 2016 Researchers have developed the first placenta-on-a-chip that can fully model the transport of nutrients across the placental barrier. The flash-drive-sized device contains ... read more
July 25, 2016 Hematology researchers have developed a novel genetically engineered clotting factor that can control bleeding in animal models. If the factor proves effective in humans, it may provide a ... read more
July 25, 2016 Scientists has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk materials with nontoxic liquid nitrogen. The environmentally friendly process ... read more
July 25, 2016 Physicists have created something similar to a Moebius strip of moving energy between two vibrating objects, opening the door to novel forms of control over waves in acoustics, laser optics, and ... read more
July 25, 2016 Theoretical physicists have analyzed the electronic consequences of creating circuits in two dimensions by simulating the juxtaposition of different atom-thick materials like ... read more
Jan. 25, 2016 Using smartphone reminders to prompt people to get moving may help reduce sedentary behavior, report investigators. Evidence has linked sedentary time to increased risk of breast, colorectal, ... read more
July 7, 2014 Short smartphone breaks throughout the workday can improve workplace productivity, make employees happier and benefit businesses, a researcher reports. "By interacting with friends or family ... read more
June 4, 2014 Bigger smartphone screen size may be better for more than just practical reasons, according to researchers. Participants in a study on smartphones indicated that emotional reasons might influence ... read more
Apr. 22, 2013 Three smartphones destined to become low-cost satellites rode to space April 21, 2013 aboard the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight ... read more