Scientists have been wringing their hands over the possibility of asteroid Apophis crashing into the planet, but new data from a distant flyby diminishes the chances of an Earth impact.
Unrivalled control of a robotic arm has been achieved using a paralysed woman's thoughts, a US study says.
Facebook Inc began rolling out a variety of new privacy controls on Wednesday, the company's latest effort to address user concerns about who can see their personal information on the world's largest social network.
Two US privacy groups have asked Facebook to reconsider proposed changes to its terms of service that they say violate commitments to protect users.
A hybrid 3D-printer can create cartilage implants that may eventually help injured patients re-grow cartilage, according to a new study.
The Mars rover Curiosity zapped its first rock on Sunday with a high-powered laser gun designed to analyze Martian mineral content, and scientists declared their target practice a success.
Google is changing the way it calculates search results in an effort to make sure legal download websites appear higher than pirate sites.
The United States and Israel jointly developed the Flame computer virus that collected intelligence to help slow Iran's nuclear program, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous Western officials.
Inter - Governmental astronomy group the European Southern Observatory votes to begin construction on the the world's largest optical/infrared telescope.
A new mobile phone app will prepare users for receiving good or bad news on their phones, say researchers.Made by a team from the University of Portsmouth's School of Computing, the app distinguishes good messages from bad and neutral ones, and colour codes them accordingly.
Land of dreams: Harvard scientists map most complicated terrain in the universe - the inside of the human brain
Harvard scientists have developed hi-tech new methods to explore inside the human brain using magnetic resonance scanning.
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