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2010-01-22 07:10:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on China to investigate the recent cyberattacks on Google and other US firms, and urged US technology companies to oppose Internet censorship.

2010-01-19 07:25:00

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez won't spare a kind word for video games, calling them 'poison' and accusing them of being proxies for capitalist warmongering.

2010-01-11 13:45:58

A growing number of scientists are merging methods and results from different disciplines to extract new meaning from old data, says a team of researchers in a recent issue of Evolution.

2010-01-07 13:58:33

Book investigates leading scientific hypotheses to explain mysterious increase.

2010-01-06 09:37:37

Researchers at Purdue University have created a magnetic "ferropaper" that might be used to make low-cost "micromotors" for surgical instruments, tiny tweezers to study cells and miniature speakers.

2009-12-28 13:24:10

Spouses may help improve long-term labor market outcomes.

2009-12-23 07:15:00

Arizona State University researchers have developed a prosthetic device that literally puts the spring back into an amputee's step.

2009-12-14 09:34:22

Panasonic has unveiled an eco-dream house in Tokyo Bay, Japan.

2009-12-08 18:05:52

Although politicians are often criticized for making empty promises, when it comes to their voting records, their words may carry more weight than previously thought.

2009-12-08 16:15:00

Professor Vincent Presti, CEO of I Wanna Be On, Inc, the pioneering social research network for celebrity-seekers, is closely following the recent media "scrutiny" of Tiger Woods and his celebrity golfer image.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.