Jan 4, 2013 Ping Fu talks about her rise from prisoner in communist China to CEO of tech company Geomagic.
Dec 28, 2012 A unique course at Duke University blends economics and English literature, asking students to explore financial decisions through the works of William Shakespeare.
Nov 30, 2012 What happened when students at New York University discovered they could spam 40,000 people at once, and three stories on 3D printing.
Nov 13, 2012 Long-term power outages in the wake of Sandy have led many experts to scrutinize the power delivery infrastructure and look at how it could be strengthened.
Nov 6, 2012 A week after Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, more than a million people are still without power. New York Governor Cuomo is threatening to find other utilities if electric companies like ConEd and LIPA don’t perform.
Oct 31, 2012 Despite the loss of power in lower Manhattan, Wall Street and some nearby businesses reopen. But downtown is dead compared to midtown.
Oct 31, 2012 Electricity is coming back for those who lost power because of Sandy. Two days after the storm, about six million people on the East Coast are still in the dark, down from a high of eight and a half million.
Oct 30, 2012 Superstorm Sandy has stranded millions of people without power. Many are on the move in search of a working outlet to recharge their phones.
Oct 29, 2012 The power grid is too large, too dependent on distant electricity supplies and not smart enough to pass the hurricane test. The result: long power outages. Upgrading to a more reliable grid will cost billions and take decades.