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Here fishy, fishy, fishy . . .

Mar 27, 2008
Fish farming can be a tedious task when trying to keep the fish from escaping. Jeremy Hobson reports on a new technique some farmers are trying to keep fish within certain boundaries by using a fish call.
Posted In: Science

Is Motorola's split a good call?

Mar 26, 2008
Motorola is breaking itself in two, but analysts don't agree on whether it's the best move for the company. Lisa Napoli reports.

A video game that's good for you?

Mar 26, 2008
There's been a lot of discussion about whether video games are bad for you, and some research into whether they might actually do you some good. A game called Mindhabits is said to be one of the good ones. Sean Cole reports.

An Oracle for the technology market

Mar 26, 2008
Business software giant Oracle will share its quarterly earnings later today, and many analysts see the company as an economic indicator for the tech sector. Lisa Napoli looks at why their business is so important.
Posted In: Science, Wall Street

Products follow tech-savvy women

Mar 24, 2008
Women outspend men by more than $14 billion on technology products, a study found. Kevin Pereira from G4's "Attack of the Show" talks with Kai Ryssdal about some of the gadgets being marketed to women and why.

The rise of the hostile techover

Mar 14, 2008
The slowdown in the economy has made takeover attempts more common amidst tech companies. Sam Eaton reports why this is a relatively new tactic in Silicon Valley and how these moves could potentially backfire.
Posted In: Science

Touch it and you'll pay

Mar 12, 2008
The Pay By Touch system is true to the name -- it works by allowing customers to pay for things with a touch of their finger. Diantha Parker found out how it work when she tested out the system at a Shell station in Chicago.
Posted In: Science


Mar 4, 2008
Don't miss the missives from our listeners. This week our listeners weigh in on stories about compact fluorescent light bulbs and elephant sanctuaries.
Posted In: Science

A $5 facelift gives Lincoln more color

Mar 3, 2008
A redesigned $5 bill will be issued on March 13 with enhanced security features that make the bill harder to counterfeit and easier to authenticate. Tess Vigeland talks to Professor Stephen Mihm about what the changes will look like.
Posted In: Economy

Market will be healthy for stem cells

Feb 26, 2008
Stem cell experts are predicting the industry will grow from $36 million to $8.5 billion in the next 10 years. Jeremy Hobson reports much of that will be for the treatment of the nation's deadliest diseases.
Posted In: Science