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White Google Glass `Cotton` star of single day sale

White Google Glass `Cotton` star of single day sale

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:48

Google, which made its wearable eye device Google Glass available online in the United States Tuesday for just one day, sold out the white, or `Cotton` color model, becoming the star seller.

Chess robots to cause Judgement Day?

Chess robots to cause Judgement Day?

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:50

Next time you outsmart a computer at chess, think about the implications. It could be a very sore loser!

Gen next plastic computers closer to reality

Gen next plastic computers closer to reality

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:49

Scientists have developed a new technique that brings inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips one step closer to reality.

How dust affects light reaching us from stars

How dust affects light reaching us from stars

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:21

Researchers have showed that the laws used since 1989 to calculate the extinction of light produced by dust had serious limitations.

Floating nuclear plants could withstand tsunamis

Floating nuclear plants could withstand tsunamis

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:16

A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms could help avoid disasters like Fukushima.

Paleontologists discover land herbivores` earliest ancestor

Paleontologists discover land herbivores` earliest ancestor

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:34

Paleontologists unearthed the oldest ancestor of land-dwelling herbivores with the discovery of a 300-million-year-old skeleton, shedding light onto plant eaters` emergence on land, a study said Wednesday.

Down`s chromosome cause genome-wide disruption

Down`s chromosome cause genome-wide disruption

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 04:38

The extra copy of Chromosome 21 that causes Down`s syndrome throws a spanner into the workings of all the other chromosomes as well, said a study published Wednesday that surprised its authors.

Oh baby! Scientists find protein that lets egg and sperm hook up

Oh baby! Scientists find protein that lets egg and sperm hook up

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 01:45

Fertilization takes place when an egg cell and a sperm cell recognize one another and fuse to form an embryo. But how they recognize each other in order to hook up had remained a mystery.

Now, composite materials that can self-heal repeatedly

Now, composite materials that can self-heal repeatedly

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:35

Researchers have created a 3D vascular system that allows for high-performance composite materials such as fiberglass to heal autonomously, and repeatedly.

T. rex`s neck was powerful enough to hunt and attack

T. rex`s neck was powerful enough to hunt and attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:27

A new study suggests that the Tyrannosaurus rex did not need proper arms, because its head and neck were so powerful.