The Apple Store in New York City stands at the corner of Prince and Greene Streets in Soho.Big glass windows, blonde wood tables, clean lines — all showcasing the indispensable accoutrements of modern life.
The space shuttle Discovery is set to land for the last time Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will then be sent off to the Smithsonian for retirement as NASA shuts down the shuttle program.
While you were thumbing through your Feb. 4 issue of Physical Review Letters, perhaps you noticed the article titled "Viscoelastic Suppression of Gravity-Driven Counterflow Instability."OK, maybe not. But it was actually worth a look.
Like the people of Egypt, the Obama administration has had to wait patiently for events there to reach a climax.With the first reports Thursday that Hosni Mubarak would step down, President Obama said, "We are witnessing history unfold."
The number of Americans who believe that global warming is a scientific fact has been dropping, and environmental groups and climate scientists who say the evidence for warming is clear are scratching their heads over this reversal and scrambling to find a new strategy.Three years ago, former Vice P
It's a provocative -- even astonishing -- hypothesis: Could the same set of genes that explains why chimpanzees are protected from some diseases also explain why humans have big brains?That's what researchers at Stanford University are suggesting.The genes in question control a type of white blood c