Using tiny wires and fishnet structures, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found new ways to bend light backward, something that never occurs in nature.
This technology could lead to microscopes able to peer more deeply and clearly into living cells.
A European delegation is travelling to Georgia tonight in an attempt halt the fighting between Russian and Georgian troops.
Iraq and China are set to revive a $1.2 billion oil deal that was canceled after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, the Iraq's oil ministry said Sunday.
An initial agreement with China is expected to be signed at the end of August to develop the billion-barrel Ahdab oil field south of Baghdad, the ministry said in a statement.
Scientists in the US say they are a step closer to developing materials that could render people invisible
A huge increase in the speed of the internet could be produced by slowing parts of it down, say researchers.
Applying the brakes could be the "metamaterials" that may make it possible to create invisibility cloaks.
This is the dramatic moment a TV reporter was shot by a sniper as she reported live from war-torn Georgia.
Tamara Urushadze took a bullet to her left arm in the flashpoint town of Gori as Russian forces continued their illegal occupation.
Two hunters based in the United States have this week laid claim to the discovery of Bigfoot, saying that they found the body of a large, hairy ape-like creature two weeks ago while in forestry located in the northern reaches of Georgia.
And, to help substantiate their claim, Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer are reportedly preparing an official press conference for tomorrow, during which the hunters say they will produce DNA and photographic evidence that proves their find is anything but an elaborate hoax.
The demands of the digital nomad are expected to drive laptop sales to over one billion in the next five years
Pop star Britney Spears is in talks to return to the MTV Video Music Awards next month, a year after her widely criticised comeback performance
Classic 1970s police show Hawaii Five-O is set to make a small-screen comeback, according to the Hollywood Reporter
Companies developing genetically modified crops risk creating the biggest environmental disaster "of all time", Prince Charles has warned.
Nine times out of ten, the words "hot wire" summon images of car thievery. Of course, anyone who's been stranded in a hostile environment without their car keys knows better. Here's the trick to getting your vehicle moving again.
A well-known researcher specializing in website security has strongly criticized safety on Google, arguing the world's biggest search engine needlessly puts its millions of users at risk.
"Google is and will be and always has been vulnerable," Robert Hansen, CEO of secTheory, told a standing-room-only audience at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas. "They haven't been open with consumers. Ultimately, this all comes down the the fact that they just want to track you guys."
Aug. 7, 2008 -- DNA extracted from a 38,000-year-old Neanderthal bone has just enabled scientists to sequence the complete mitochondrial genome for the human-like species, according to a paper that will be published tomorrow in the journal Cell.
Georgia's president says he will declare martial law shortly as the UN Security Council holds an emergency meeting to discuss the worsening crisis in the country.
WASHINGTON -- While most of the country is trying to avoid salmonella by not eating jalapeno peppers, Dr. Neil Forbes is embracing the bacteria to help fight a deadly disease: cancer.
Dr. Forbes, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is arming the toxin to burrow itself into tumors and eat cancer cells. A handful of other researchers across the country are using powerful bacteria, such as salmonella, to target tumors.
Today we’re announcing the expansion of our closed beta test for PlayStation Home to begin at the end of the month.
Later today, the PLAYSTATION Store will be updated with a PlayStation Home theme. By downloading the theme, users are submitting an application to join the PlayStation Home Beta test community. We will be using a variety of criteria including activity on the PLAYSTATION Network to determine eligibility for the Beta community. Existing beta testers have automatically qualified to be part of the expanded beta.
TV shows are by far the most wanted files via BitTorrent, and according to some, it’s fast becoming the modern day TiVo. But what are all those people downloading?
The top 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, “Hancock” tops the chart this week.
There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies.
Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival.