Scientists have created an ultrathin, flexible, electronic implant that essentially melts into place on the brain's surface, and may pave the way for a new generation of medical devices.
We have been repeatedly disappointed in our hopes that economic liberalization in China and Russia would pave the way for media liberalization, writes Mark Gimein.
The English philosopher Andrew Flew who argued for the existence of God after a lifetime of atheism has died at the age of 87.
Established by the British in 1920, the Baghdad Equestrian Club has been one of the most stable institutions in Iraq since the invasion.
Jackie Kennedy's wit and style suits a British actress such as Rachel Weisz who will play the role in an upcoming film, writes The Independent.
Scaling back Bush's promised manned moon landing left Obama in the cold of deep space, but now compromises are being made with NASA.
A volcanologist speaks with Scientific American about the rare case of Iceland's disruptive volcanic eruption and how long it might last.
A columnist at Bloomberg News cannot see how Goldman Sachs will escape its SEC fraud charges or rebuild its tarnished reputation.
The Palestinian Authority is boycotting goods sold in new Israeli settlements, but the new policy is merely a cosmetic change, writes one Guardian contributor.
Oceanic absorption of CO2 is good for the air but turns the water acidic branding it climate change's "evil twin".
Steve Chapman of the Chicago Tribune writes that non-physicians, like nurse practitioners, should be given more authority to treat patients.
Aerosol pollution has sharply declined since the '80s, but its removal from the air will increase the rate of global warming.
Clicking "Like" on a Facebook page won't meet the challenges that face our times, quips an editorial in The Christian Science Monitor.
Columnist Gail Collins asks what makes us prefer lawyers as politicians even though the story often ends the same way: with failure.
Tim Rutten at The Los Angeles Times writes that the Tea Party has no manifesto as such and is only the rebranding of the "Angry While Male".