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Aug. 21 (UPI) -- New research suggests that consumers use reviews and ratings by other consumers to drive their purchasing decision-making. The study, published today in Psychological Science, found that people favor products that have more reviews, even if they...
SEOUL (NS) - South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much power to its controlling family at...
SAN FRANCISCO (NS) - U.S. self-driving car startup NuTonomy and southeast Asian ride services partner Grab hope to turn a test pilot in Singapore into a paid, commercial service as soon as the second quarter of next year, NuTonomy...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Whiskey has long been diluted by water before bottling. Many whiskey drinkers also add a few drops of water to their glass. Water makes whiskey taste better. But until now, researchers weren't sure exactly why. "The...
NEW YORK (NS) - The biotech industry is facing high rents and tight lab space in Boston, New York and San Francisco, forcing companies into the suburbs in a sign the "live, work and play" movement into big cities...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Archaeologists have discovered an ancient trade network crisscrossing Vietnam's Mekong Delta region. As revealed by several excavations, a vast network of manufacturing hubs and trade routes moved large amounts of goods from settlement to settlement between...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Anthropomorphic, or human-like, animals are often the protagonists of children's books. But new research suggests parents who want their kids to pick up on a story's moral lessons should choose books featuring humans, not animals. Researchers...
(NS) - Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH.N) said on Friday it has partnered with laser-based sensor maker Innoviz Technologies to improve vehicle safety for self-driving cars, after making a minority investment in the Israel-based company. Innoviz's LiDAR technology allows self-driving...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- During a lengthy spacewalk on Thursday, Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy released five mini satellites by hand, including one made almost entirely of 3D-printed materials. Some new reports are claiming the satellite is the...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Don't want to wait until Monday to watch the eclipse? A team of researchers at Predictive Science Inc. has a solution for you, a computer simulation of the much-anticipated total solar eclipse. Scientists at PSI used...

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