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Judge blocks stem cell research funding

Aug 24, 2010
A U.S. district judge has put a hold on federal funding for stem cell research involving human embryos. Reporter Amy Scott talks with Bob Moon about how that decision might affect stem cell research that's currently going on.
Posted In: Science

Transgenic salmon would be first genetically modified animal for consumption

Aug 2, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing what a Massachusetts company is calling an "advanced hybrid" fish, a cross between Atlantic and...
Posted In: Food, food and drink, Science

Study: Lack of confidence has impact on handshake

Jul 28, 2010
New research identifies the 12 things we need to perform the perfect handshake.
Posted In: Science

GAO report says genetic testing kits are misleading

Jul 22, 2010
An investigative report from the Government Accountability Office shows that genetic testing kits give misleading results and that companies use "deceptive marketing."
Posted In: Health, Science

Gulf scientists feel uneasy about working for BP

Jul 20, 2010
Scientists understand BP needs their help to assess the damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and to find potential solutions for clean-up, but many scientists draw the line at testifying for the company.
Posted In: Education, Science

How are scientists measuring the size of the oil spill?

Jul 15, 2010
Easy Answer: They're estimating the volume of oil already in the ocean and working on establishing flow rates....
Posted In: BP, flow rate, Oil, oil spill, Science

Tech stocks still doing well despite volatility

Jul 14, 2010
Even through a faltering economy, technology companies have performed consistently well. Mitchell Hartman explores why.
Posted In: Investing, Science

Having missed the mobile boat, Microsoft name losing luster

Jul 13, 2010
Once technological juggernaut Microsoft could strike fear into the hearts of regulators when it announced a new venture. But being behind in the mobile industry, it's having trouble garnering the same reaction.
Posted In: Science

NASA contractor to lay off about 1,400 space shuttle workers

Jul 7, 2010
NASA's top space contractor will be shedding around 1,400 space shuttle workers -- about 15 percent of its workforce.
Posted In: Jobs, Science

Scientists see oily silver lining in BP leak

Jun 18, 2010
BP has pledged a half-billion dollars towards researching the biological impacts of the Gulf oil spill, which is helping some eco-scientists continue their projects.
Posted In: Oil, Science

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