An Auckland clinic has been given the go-ahead to begin screening embryos for parents wanting to give birth to babies without genetic disorders.
PC-Turnoff Week, which begins Monday with the goal of persuading parents to drag their children off the computer for seven days, is the wrong answer to a serious problem.
The possibility of time travel has occupied the fantasies of philosophers, authors, children and directors. But to some physicists, it's more than pure fancy.
A US SITE purporting to be a Christian resistance group [www.TheResistanceManifesto.com] is calling for a boycott of the VeriChip implantable microchip.
How do you turn lead into gold? A look at the periodic table will tell you: Remove three protons.
Many people have attempted to better the arrangement of the 111 fundamental elements, but no one has been able to supplant the original, until now.
Sun Microsystems expects to lay off around 1,000 staff at a cost of about $100 million as part of the company's ongoing cost-cutting strategy while Computer Associates International said it would cut 800 more jobs to reduce costs.
The House Friday overwhelmingly endorsed President Bush's vision to send man back to the Moon and eventually on to Mars as it passed a bill to set NASA policy for the next two years.
IF LIFE exists on Titan, Saturn's biggest moon, we could soon know about it - as long as it's the methane-spewing variety. The chemical signature of microbial life could be hidden in readings taken by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe when it landed on Titan in January.
NASA is developing SBCs (Single Board Computers) for a "reconfigurable scalable computing" project, which NASA plans to use in future planetary rovers and mining vehicles.
The typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by a phone call, e-mail, instant message or other distraction. The problem is that it takes about eight uninterrupted minutes for our brains to get into a really creative state.