People are cutting back on a lot of things in this downturn, but not on pet needs. That may be one reason why meat producer Tyson Foods is partnering with Freshpet to enter the pet food business. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Theme park chain Six Flags has been struggling under a mountain of debt, and may have to declare bankruptcy unless its creditors agree to a restructuring plan. Caitlan Carroll reports why the chain may be well worth saving.
The E.U. is slowing the flow of U.S. biodiesel into Europe. As of today, all American exporters will have to pay a tariff to sell the plant-based fuel over there. Caitlan Carroll reports how much more U.S. biodiesel will now cost in Europe.
A lobby group called "BICEP" wants to help shape climate change policy as a Senate committee takes up the issue today. Starbucks, Levis, and Sun Microsystems are a few of the companies involved in the group. Caitlan Carroll reports.
A robotics conference in San Diego today is attracting a record number of researchers interested in how to make machines work better. Caitlan Carroll explores the wide range of applications being considered for the industry.
New technology and increased funding is allowing doctors to monitor their patients' health virtually through computer chips. But as technology revolutionizes the health care field, there are some kinks to be worked out. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Activist investors are trying to end the practice of "golden coffin" deals at Disney, which grant families of CEOs who die on the job millions of dollars of after-death pay benefits. Caitlan Carroll reports.
With Silicon Valley in a bit of a slump, research departments at universities are getting a leg up. Caitlan Carroll looks at how one technology start-up at the University of Southern California is following the trend.