Every tweet is a tiny piece of research

Avid twitterer Eugène Franken is fast approaching 10,000 followers. He writes about the secret of a good tweet and wonders out loud if tweets also contribute to innovation.

Finns plan to drill deepest borehole in Europe

Thanks to a new drilling technology, the digging of the deepest borehole in Europe is set to begin in Finland. It is meant to be a forerunner of the world's longest undersea railway tunnel.

Computer algorithm maps out genes

Determining the spatial pattern of gene expression in the body without the use of microscopes can confidently be called a marvelous discovery.