Steve Jobs was still running Apple Computer from his father’s garage in Los Altos, Calif., in 1976 when he got his first call from Microsoft–offering to sell him a version of the BASIC computer language for the prototype Apple I. No thanks, Jobs said.
The symptoms seemed to extend from coast to coastsore throat, a cough, runny nose, varying degrees of feverand there were sensationalized press reports of a “deadly threat to the elderly'' and a “nationwide epidemic.” Thousands of Americans, mostly in the Eastern states, were down last week with something loosely described as flu. The U.S
Jewaun Smith, a 9-year-old boy from Chicago, is lucky to be alive.
If Charles Philip Arthur George Mount-batten-Windsor did not exist, who could invent him?
Every year, thousands of workers arrive at the sapphire and ruby mines of Pailin, Cambodia, risking their lives to unearth gems in the landmine-ridden territory. Soon, however, they could be the ones to put millions of others at risk.
It’s hard to fight an epidemic when no one wants to talk about the cause. In China, a country whose last decade has been defined by economic growth and social opening, silence still enshrouds many aspects of the nations’ sex life, and not, health experts say, without consequences
New research suggests penicillin is becoming obsolete, and antibiotic resistance could lead to a “major health crisis” unless governments act to promote research into new drugs.
There are no downsides to fame, said Lady Gaga, the singer and currently one of the hottest things in pop.
Tuesday is her 104th birthday, but that hasn’t stopped Britain’s Ivy Bean from being an avid Twitter user and possibly the oldest person on the social networking site.
Antibodies taken from humans could provide protection from lethal strains of influenza, including the bird flu and the 1918 Spanish flu strain, according to research published this week.