Researchers at Virginia Tech have built an autonomous, robotic jellyfish that could someday work as an underwater military spy.
The Virginia Tech College of Engineering unveiled the prototype robot, named Cyro. The life-like, autonomous robotic jellyfish weighs 170 pounds and is 5 feet 7 inches in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The amount of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere topped 400 parts per million at a key observing station in Hawaii for the first time since measurement began in 1958, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outgoing head of the Internal Revenue Service provided little help on Friday to lawmakers investigating who at the tax-collection agency was responsible for targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's center-right GERB party was scrambling to form a government on Monday, determined to cobble together an alliance that could ease concerns over the future of the EU's poorest country.
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Nawaz Sharif, poised to become prime minister for a third time after a decisive victory in Pakistan's election, said on Monday the mistrust that has long dogged relations with India must be tackled.
A new document filed in the e-book price-fixing suit accuses Apple of conspiring to hike prices; but the tech giant denies these claims saying it was actually partaking in constant one-on-one negotiations. [Read more]
TACOMA, Washington (Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing five fellow servicemen in a shooting spree in Iraq that was one of the worst instances of violence by an American soldier against other American troops.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's top tax official was fired on Wednesday as President Barack Obama sought to stem a rising tide of criticism over the Internal Revenue Service's improper targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny.
jfruh writes "Larry Page revealed that he'd been suffering from a vocal cord ailment that impaired his ability to speak for more than a year. The positive feedback he got from opening up about it inspired him to tell attendees at Google I/O that we should all be less uptight about keeping our medica
From a NASA press release published Friday: "For the past 8 years, NASA astronomers have been monitoring the Moon for signs of explosions caused by meteoroids hitting the lunar surface. 'Lunar meteor showers' have turned out to be more common than anyone expected, with hundreds of detectable impacts