Penn State professor Michael Mann, who was among the climate scientists whose emails were leaked after the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit's servers were hacked, called the episode a 'shameless effort to manufacture a false controversy.'
They have to fight to overcome one glaring statistic: Only 3 percent of the books published in the US each year are books in translation.
J.D. Salinger letters show that the enigmatic writer of 'The Catcher in the Rye' was an affectionate friend who enjoyed gardening, trips to the theater and church suppers — and thought one restaurant chain's burgers were better than the rest.
If November and December temperatures stay relatively warm, 2010 could capture the record for warmest year, an early analysis shows. This year has also been marked by extreme weather events.
Julian Assange has started WikiLeaks to promote what he calls 'scientific journalism.' WikiLeaks released 90,000 classified documents about the war in Afghanistan Sunday.
The leaked 'climategate' e-mails showed lack of transparency, plus some politicking. But while scientists have been largely cleared of wrongdoing, the impact has shaken climate science.
Toyota e-mails, published Wednesday, suggest internal divisions over when to issue a recall. Employees' e-mail can often embarrass a corporation – or worse.