A research project has been under way to explore a biometric authentication system dubbed Bodyprint, with interesting test results. Bodyprint has been designed to detect users’ biometric features using the capacitive touchscreen as an image scanner. As…
A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people dead.
A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left at least 1,900 people dead.
Nepal’s devastating Magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
The real feel-good factors must be allowed to guide government decisions alongside economic measures, says economist and Labour peer Richard Layard
According to the World Health Organization, excessive alcohol drinking is the most common cause of cirrhosis worldwide. A new worldwide study has shown the significant influence of daily drinking on this disease burden.
Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system, The New York Times said Saturday.
Nepal’s devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.
One island’s bid to track the shy sea creatures
UK-based Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, has collaborated with UK-based Aerofoil Energy to develop an aerodynamic device that can reduce the energy consumed by refrigerators in supe…
A drug from a parasitic mushroom that lives on caterpillars could become an effective new painkiller for people with osteoarthritis within the next six years.
Buffalo’s chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy.
Robots and dinosaurs mingled with cosplayers as Japan’s largest video-sharing website Niconico on Saturday opened its two-day meet-up gala which is expected to attract more than 100,000 fans for the offline get together.
A project to understand the body’s most mysterious organ could help us tackle everything from pregnancy complications to heart disease, says Cathy Spong
Landing on the Red Planet may remain a distant dream for now, despite ambitious plans by aerospace companies to take people there in the next decade
The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
Oil from the wreck of a Russian trawler that sank off the Canary Islands last week has washed up on the beaches of the picturesque tourist islands, Spain said.
Homes with the accompanying tag of “smart” are often described as deploying devices that can tell the temperature and air quality as signals of the home’s health status. What about residents’ health status? A team from MIT believe that, as health-monit…