Google.org has demonstrated a new tool which, if implemented, could help to combat climate change by monitoring the state of the world’s rainforests.
Grave robbers have stolen the body of Tassos Papadopoulos, the former president of the Republic of Cyprus, a year after his death.
A simple genetic “flick switch” can transform female ovary cells into male testicular ones according to scientists who have been experimenting on mice.
A breakthrough has been made in wireless brain-to-computer connection speech synthesizer technology, which could allow victims of paralysis the ability to speak again.
National Rifle Association members aren’t as afraid of gun restrictions as the Congressmen who impose them, according to The New Republic.
Researchers have uncovered the secrets of a catastrophic flood which happened more than five million years ago and is thought to have refilled the Mediterranean Sea.
A Palestinian man portrayed as a terrorist in the film “Bruno” is suing Sacha Baron Cohen, David Letterman and others for $110m.
The US and Russia are reportedly closing in on a successive arms reduction treaty which would further slash their nuclear arsenals and solidify good diplomatic relations.
The new Google tool, Google Goggles, which allows users to search using pictures and not words, will exclude faces from its results for fear of a privacy backlash.
A new report from the University of California, San Diego, suggests that the average American household consumed a staggering 3.6 zettabytes of information in 2008.
Facebook has announced measures to encourage its 350m users to make their status updates and shared content visible to the search engines – and the world at large.
Five young Americans detained in Pakistan had gone to the region with the intention of joining a jihad, or holy war, according to a statement from police officials.
President Obama, who arrived in Oslo to collect his Nobel Peace Prize today, has angered Norwegians over his decision to cancel a series of events normally attended by the winner.
The US Air Force has confirmed for the first time that it is flying a stealth unmanned drone known as the “Beast of Kandahar” in Southern Afghanistan.
The Senate Democrats have tentatively agreed to drop full-blown government-run insurance from the health care reforms in favour of Federally supervised private insurance arrangements.