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New gadgets? Everybody in the pool!

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 27, 2008
Kai Ryssdal jumps into the pool with Kevin Pereira of G4's "Attack of the Show" to try out some of the latest technology that doesn't have any trouble getting wet.
Posted In: Science

Investing in China

Chris Farrell | Aug 27, 2008
Question: Big fan of your show on Saturday mornings here in Cincy. Unfortunately, only caught last few seconds on 8/23 when heard you talking about...
Posted In: Investing

On green one-upmanship at the DNC and RNC

Jim Nicolow | Aug 27, 2008
Both the Democrats and Republicans appear to be scrambling in a game of one-upmanship to host "the greenest national convention ever." While that...

Scientists develop cells that could be disease fighters

Richard Core | Aug 27, 2008
Scientists say they have caused one type of cell to become another -- with no intermediate step using controversial stem cells -- which could have...
Posted In: Health, medicine, stem cells

Want to invest in rock 'n' roll?

Richard Core | Aug 27, 2008
With all the problems the music industry is having, artists and entrepreneurs are looking for new business models....
Posted In: Bandstocks, Music

Seeding markets for food, fuel and feed

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 27, 2008
The rising price of corn has hit many consumers hard, but it's been good news for Monsanto, one of the world's largest providers of corn seed. Kai Ryssdal talks with the company's CEO Hugh Grant in the second of his Corner Office interview.

It's a DVR, but it's probably not TiVo

Dan Grech | Aug 27, 2008
TiVo may be a household name, but it hasn't posted many profitable quarters. Dan Grech reports what the company is doing to try to better its earnings and why it has such stiff competition with other digital video recorders.
Posted In: Entertainment

Dell to offer low-cost computers to emerging markets

Richard Core | Aug 27, 2008
With sales of PC laptops and desktops slowing in the United States, Dell is making a push for markets in growing economies around the world with a...
Posted In: computers, Dell

Brazil-U.S. cotton dispute heats up

Stephen Beard | Aug 27, 2008
The long-running dispute between the U.S. and Brazil over cotton subsidies is coming to a head, and Brazil wants the World Trade Organization to impose $4 billion in sanctions on the U.S. Stephen Beard reports.

The more we fish, the smaller they get

Janet Babin | Aug 27, 2008
A new study finds that over-fishing actually changes a fish's biology and makes it smaller. Janet Babin looks into depleted fisheries in New England, where shrinking cod are on the brink of economic extinction.