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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

Scientists warn solar flares could disrupt power grid

Jun 8, 2010
A solar flare-up could cause huge damages to Earth's communication system and power grids.
Posted In: Science

Tech News In Brief - 5/19/10

May 19, 2010
Broader NooksIronic ThievesiPod with camera in Vietnam3D game explosion...
Posted In: apple, Books, Facebook, Google, media, Microsoft, news, Science, security, video games

Investing in gadgets vs. Apple stock

May 7, 2010
What if, instead, of buying an iPad, the latest iPhone, or other Apple gadgets, you used that same money to buy two, three shares of Apple stock? Kyle Conroy has the story.
Posted In: Investing, Science

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