Researchers to scan social media use during disasters

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ohio-based Kent State University $300,000 grant to study public responses to disaster warnings and alerts across social media.

Lowly American Hahn fires 61 for Africa Open lead

American John Hahn mocked his world golf ranking of 881 by firing a 61 Friday for a two-shot halfway lead in the Africa Open.

Want to get fit? Throw away your cellphone

Spending too much time with mobile phones can harm your health, a new research has revealed.

Want to clean up your Facebook profile? Get `Facewash`

Researchers have developed a new app that can help Facebook users clean up vulgar or embarrassing pages from their profile.