Zipcar members across the country can rent a car for a few hours when needed. Now the car-sharing company is offering its services to municipalities, and Washington, D.C., is the first to take it for a spin. Tamara Keith reports.
Technology has changed since our last major outbreak of the avian flu. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Dr. David Abramson of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness about how technology is affecting how we get information about the swine flu.
Publicly funded research doesn't seem so public when the public has to pay to read the results in a journal. A proposed law would help publishing companies preserve their business models, but it would limit public access to the research. Janet Babin reports.
As big banks get results from their stress tests, some say Bank of America and Citigroup may need to raise billions in capital to keep running. What do the results mean for the banks and public? Jeremy Hobson reports.
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