Discoveries that win the Nobel Prize can lead to extraordinarily lucrative consumer products. But how do the researchers who make the discoveries make sure they get part of the profit? Steve Tripoli looked into it.
The new fall TV season is upon us, but one group you won't be seeing more of -- on network shows, anyway -- is gay and lesbian characters. But one entrepreneur is betting market economics can change that. Alex Schmidt reports.
Last month Google handled 54% of all Internet searches in the United States, Yahoo 20%. Yet, that dominance isn't deterring a company called PowerSet from entering the search business. Leo LaPorte explained its efforts to Kai Ryssdal.
The subprime mortgage mess has made it harder to buy and sell a home. But if you're already a homeowner, here's another option: Become what Kate Ashford of Money magazine calls an accidental landlord. She talks with Tess Vigeland.
Google and the X Prize Foundation are offering a $30 million prize for someone who can land a robotic rover on the moon and send back pictures. The reward should just about cover the cost of getting the robot up there. Jeff Tyler has more.
It's important in business to keep up appearances. But what if your office was all appearances? As in, more like a movie set with extras posing as your staff? Cash Peters reports on the growing trend of virtual offices.