Two European scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics for describing the Higgs boson, a theoretical particle that may explain where mass comes from and advances man’s understanding of how the world is constructed.
With the arguments for and against Scottish independence heating up before a referendum in three months’ time, dealers and strategists say there’s money to be made by betting on the fortunes of the pound.
In 1986, Honda Motor Co. built a pair of robotic legs that could walk in a line. A decade later, it added an upper body. Yesterday in Tokyo, Honda’s latest robot, Asimo, met its first world leader: It chatted in English with U.S. President Barack Obama, then ran, jumped and kicked a soccer ball.
Exposure to air pollution raises the risk of being hospitalized or dying from heart failure, according to a review of past studies that suggests a need for tighter regulation of exhaust fumes and other pollutants.