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Happy b-day, NCAA

Rachel Dornhelm | Jan 6, 2006
The college athletic conference hits the century mark this weekend, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the organization is as much about business as it is about sports.
Posted In: Sports

Unemployment in 2005

| Jan 6, 2006
Business editor Cheryl Glaser takes a look at what the government's year-end unemployment stats are likely to say when they come out today, and what they could portend for 2006.
Posted In: Economy

Bangalore IT security

Miranda Kennedy | Jan 6, 2006
International companies in India's high tech hub, Bangalore, are clamoring for increased security in the wake of a militant attack at a top research university. Miranda Kennedy looks at what fears of future attacks could mean for India's IT industry.

Cloning scandal fallout

Helen Palmer | Jan 6, 2006
Repercussions from the South Korean cloning scandal continue to reverberate. This week, Science magazine announced a rare retraction of an article authored by the researcher at the heart of the scandal. Helen Palmer looks at whether the scandal has cooled investor enthusiasm for life sciences ventures.
Posted In: Health, Science

The Job Files: Pharmacist

Amy Scott | Jan 6, 2006
In this installment of the Job Files, we check in with pharmacist Steve Kaufman.
Posted In: Health

Charging for Internet content

Janet Babin | Jan 6, 2006
The big phone companies are getting closer to charging a fee to Internet content providers for delivering high quality content to your computer. From the Innovations Desk at North Carolina Public Radio, Janet Babin reports.

Getting around in Chongqing

Yu Xiumei | Jan 6, 2006
Posted In: China

Fair share healthcare

Hilary Wicai | Jan 5, 2006
Lawmakers in some thirty states want Wal-Mart and other large corporations to start spending more on employee health coverage. As Hillary Wicai reports, Labor is backing the legislative drive.

Safety Deficit Disorder

Helen Palmer | Jan 5, 2006
The FDA is investigating the safety of drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. As prescriptions have grown, so have reports of heart problems. From the Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

Stern sees some Sirius money

Bob Moon | Jan 5, 2006
Starting next week, Howard Stern is getting nearly 35 million shares of Sirius Satellite Radio, the new home of his irreverent talk show. Bob Moon finds out why.