Australian researchers have discovered particles of gold in the leaves of eucalyptus trees, and speculate that they're coming up from larger deposits underground.
Wichita State University is one of a growing number of higher-education institutions that are using predictive analysis tools to help them determine how well incoming students will do.
A new study claims that Facebook users are separated from each other by an average of just under four people. Interestingly, those that are in self-contained professions are more separated from each other than are Facebook users on the whole.
Researchers at the University of Buffalo recently tested a submerged Internet network that uses sound waves to transmit data. They envision a host of applications, including oceanographic data collection and tsunami warning.
Law texts that include online citations are less effective if the Web sites they link to no longer exist. That's why over 20 law schools are getting together to create Perma CC, a site that will preserve those links forever.
For those who want their minor indiscretions to go away (somewhat), probably. However, writer Mathew Ingram worries that Google's actions could put other sites in danger.
Sickweather uses social media posts that mention sickness to create a geographical "illness map" so that users can navigate their way around potential "storm activity."
The device employs the same technology NASA uses to locate Cassini's position in deep space. With it, searchers can find people buried under as much as 30 feet of crushed material.
The law, signed by Governor Jerry Brown Monday (Sept. 23), allows them to delete posted content that they might regret when they're older. It's part of a larger measure designed to protect children's privacy.
Scientists at a number of different research installations are using sound to help them learn more about the world's oceans. They're also sharing what they find via live online streams.
As the cloud continues to absorb more and more information, some futurists are wondering about what extreme cold storage could look like.
Documents retrieved from the Edward Snowden archive reveal that in addition to all the other spy tricks it can do, the agency can collect data from most smartphones, including the famously "surveillance-proof" Blackberry.
Honda is using existing vehicle-to-vehicle systems to create a network in which data broadcast and received by both cars and pedestrians will help prevent accidents.
By entering a Twitter or Instagram handle, Ready or Not displays data showing where its user has been and what information they sent out. It was built as part of a project titled "Teaching Privacy" that targets high schoolers.
Fed up with British Airways' handling of his father's lost luggage, Hasan Syed took the matter to Twitter by complaining via its self-service advertisers' platform. It got the airline's attention, along with that of millions of others.