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The average cost of solar energy systems in the United States decreased by a record amount in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to a new DOE report.
September 16, 2011, 6:37 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Is the threat of pandemic real in the film Contagion? Yes, writes a Columbia University epidemiologist — and we’re not nearly as prepared for it as we could be.
September 15, 2011, 7:43 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
A study about teenage driving confirmed that tougher licensing laws for 16-year-olds reduced deadly accidents among the age group but increased them among 18-year-olds.
September 15, 2011, 6:45 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Scientific advancements will help us live to 100 and beyond. With so many elderly people around, how will society cope? Author Sonia Arrison weighs in at The Economist’s Human Potential...
September 15, 2011, 4:56 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Companies in search of talent are looking to women for help. But who will help them succeed? Economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett sounds off at The Economist’s Human Potential conference.
September 15, 2011, 3:13 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Inventor and engineer James Dyson took to the stage in New York City to unveil his latest product, the Dyson Hot, a design-forward fan heater.
September 14, 2011, 5:21 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Globalization has caused a sudden and wide rift in the world labor market. But who will pick up the pieces? Experts discuss at The Economist’s Human Potential conference.
September 14, 2011, 1:14 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
“We believe that there aren’t silver bullet solutions on fuel economy,” says Ford’s CFO.
September 14, 2011, 12:49 PM PDT | By Larry Dignan
WellPoint’s CFO says that IBM’s Watson technology can “help doctors do their job a lot better and more efficiently.”
September 14, 2011, 11:35 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
Streetcar manufacturers are readying stock for a resurgence in North America, including Siemens, Bombardier, Alstom and Kinkisharyo. Here’s a look at what’s going on across the continent.
September 13, 2011, 9:01 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca