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Alchemy's renaissance

Aug 1, 2006
In the 17th century, alchemists thought you could turn lead into gold. Today, alchemy is pretty much a dead science, but there are still a few people giving it some respect. Aries Keck has the story.
Posted In: Science

Affordable airplanes taking off

Jul 31, 2006
Sky-high price tags have long grounded the dreams of wannabe pilots. But now the aviation industry hopes to bring flying to the masses with new kinds of low-cost aircraft. Jason Paur reports.
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Did we overpay for the genome map?

Jul 31, 2006
A complete map of the human genome has just become available. Janet Babin looks into how the Human Genome Project was funded, and whether all that government money really paid off.
Posted In: Health, Science

MySpace for baby boomers

Jul 31, 2006
A new site called Eons.com helps seniors make contact with other seniors. Will the technology catch on with the boomers? Amy Scott reports.
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Virtual American Apparel

Jul 28, 2006
Trendy clothier American Apparel today becomes the first retailer to open up shop in the virtual online world Second Life. Charla Bear reports it could be the start of a trend.
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Click-fraud settlement approved

Jul 27, 2006
Google makes its money by selling ads, but the model is susceptible to something called click fraud. Some of Google's customers sued over it and today a judge OK'd a $90 million settlement. Lisa Napoli has the story.
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Long awaited HD-DVD player hits Japan

Jul 27, 2006
The war between the hi-def DVD formats heats up today with the rollout of Toshiba's new HD-DVD recorder. But as Charla Bear reports, the battle might already be won.
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Questions about Amazon's growth strategy

Jul 27, 2006
The online retailer took a beating in the stock market yesterday. It could be an indication investors have waning patience for the company's growth strategy. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Science, Wall Street

Click fraud lawsuits

Jul 25, 2006
Advertisers claim Google needs to do more to curb click fraud at a hearing over a proposed $90 million settlement to dismiss lawsuits against the search engine. Janet Babin reports.
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Buying a new computer?

Jul 24, 2006
Most consumers consider factors like memory, processing speed and price when they buy a new PC. Now a new rating system ranks computers based on environmental factors. Alex Cohen has the story.
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