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Filling up on sports coverage

May 10, 2007
From your cell phone to the gas pump, technology is making it easier than ever to watch games and get sports news just about anytime, anywhere. And that's nudging the industry ever closer to the entertainment model, says David Carter.
Posted In: Science, Sports

Pay up!

May 9, 2007
One of the big credit bureaus has rolled out an electronic product that's worrying consumer advocates. It lets collection agencies zoom in on their prey faster than ever. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

A gender gap in physics classrooms

May 4, 2007
Fewer than eight percent of professors teaching physics at American colleges are women. One of those rare teachers is hoping to find out what makes the profession so lopsided towards men. Jill Barshay reports.

Speeding up on the world's sidewalks

May 2, 2007
If you think city sidewalks feel more hectic than a decade ago, you're right. A study says people are walking faster than ever before, and the pace is really picking up in up-and-coming world economies.
Posted In: Science

Cloning a new generation of stud horses

May 2, 2007
The FDA is considering regulating the use of cloned animals in the nation's food supply. But for an elite group of animal breeders, cloning is already a reality — and it's making big bucks.
Posted In: Science

Tweet, tweeted, twitterpated

May 1, 2007
It's the latest online social phenomenon. Thousands of people are answering the simple question — What are you doing? — all day long. Chana Joffe-Walt recruited a few friends to try it out.
Posted In: Science

Scanning news for automatic trading

Apr 30, 2007
When investors hear good news about a company, they generally buy the stock. Bad news? Sell. Reuters is rolling out a new service that tracks news about companies and can make automatic trades. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Not much you in Sony's tube

Apr 27, 2007
Sony is set to launch its own video-sharing website to rival YouTube, only it's promising to monitor the content to protect against copyright infringement. Great for studios, but what's in it for consumers?
Posted In: Science

U.S. broadband stuck in the slow(er) lane

Apr 24, 2007
The U.S. ranks 15th among 30 industrialized nations in high-speed Internet access, and a free market may be the speed bump. In places like Iceland and Singapore, governments are taking the initiative.

Putting more green into pots

Apr 20, 2007
A lot of us are in our gardens putting in flowers and other plants, and we end up with lots of non-recyclable plastic pots. But some growers are experimenting with greener alternatives. Janet Babin reports.


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