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New York City is going to spend $24 million in Homeland Security grants toward wiring up Midtown Manhattan with video cameras for surveillance. The aim is to create an "extensive network of...
1 | October 5, 2009 9:58am |
German manufacturer e-WOLF's new e-2 electric supercar manages 536 horsepower and 738 lb-ft. of torque without a single drop of fossil fuel.
5 | October 1, 2009 1:03pm |
A new touchless, three-dimensional fingerprinting system promises faster and more accurate processing than the ink-and-roll solution used by many law enforcement agencies today.
October 1, 2009 12:41pm |
Despite extensive research, and growing public interest, scientists say that powerful tsunami waves still remain a mystery. CBS News' John Blackstone reports from Menlo Park, Calif.
October 1, 2009 10:27am |
Scientists in the U.S. and Ethiopia have unveiled fossils from a 4.4 million year old human ancestor. Her name: Ardi. The revelation: The early ancestors to humans were more modern than today's...
3 | October 1, 2009 8:20am |
German scientists have developed a new nasal spray that promises to improve memory.
11 | October 1, 2009 8:12am |
The U.S. could have as much as 10 gigawatts of geothermal power at its disposal if current projects under development are completed, according to a new report.
October 1, 2009 8:01am |
Research indicates that despite the benefits of exercise, a 26-mile race may be damaging to your heart. Scientists hotly debate the validity of the claim, but few have a concrete answer.
September 30, 2009 11:57am |
Coca-Cola plans to put calorie information on the front of all product packaging by the end of 2011. Will it matter to consumption? Probably not with the right packaging.
3 | September 30, 2009 9:17am |
Scientists at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory last week confirmed that they were able to produce element 114, but the super-heavy sample quickly decayed, dashing hopes that it would be stable.
5 | September 30, 2009 9:03am |
Chemicals in plastics mimic hormones to disrupt the body's metabolism and cause obesity, according to a new study.
1 | September 30, 2009 8:25am |
Should we economists have two figures for gross domestic products with an official number an unofficial one including the underground economy? You have to wonder reading some of the emerging...
1 | September 30, 2009 8:21am |
If that hot new product you wanted appears sold out, it might just make you buy the next best thing.
September 30, 2009 8:06am |
Harmful air pollutants can travel across oceans and continents and have a negative impact on air quality far from their original sources, according to a new report.
September 30, 2009 7:51am |
Samsung has begun producing a new type of "melting" memory chip that could replace flash memory and boost battery life in mobile phones by more than 20 percent.
7 | September 30, 2009 7:33am |
General Motors and eBay are reportedly ending their online sales partnership after the experiment didn't deliver car buyers to dealers and led to some confusion.
1 | September 30, 2009 2:32am |
Starbucks entered the instant coffee business Tuesday with "Via." But an informal poll finds that consumers are skeptical of the move.
6 | September 29, 2009 9:41am |
Australian researchers believe the eyes may indicate a person's risk of heart disease and stroke.
2 | September 28, 2009 1:43pm |
Children whose parents use a firm parenting style that combines support with clear rules are more likely to assume leadership roles as adults, according to a new study.
1 | September 28, 2009 11:44am |
Researchers at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom have developed a robot fish called Gymnobot that swims by rippling a fin on its belly. They say it may lead to lighter, more efficient...
September 28, 2009 11:40am |