Activists warn G-8 against Web restrictions
(AP) -- Internet activists and digital entrepreneurs warned Wednesday that if global leaders attempt to limit access to the Web, their restrictions will be bypassed and they will become irrelevant.
Va-based food distributor using DNA to track beef
First came organic, then free-range, then local. Now discerning diners with a penchant for spending a premium to know where food comes from are pushing DNA-traceable meat onto restaurant menus.
China urges factory safety after iPad plant blast
(AP) -- Beijing urged Foxconn Technology Group and other Taiwanese companies on Wednesday to ensure safety in their mainland China factories after a fatal blast at a facility that makes Apple iPads.
NYC judge allows lawsuit against Huffington Post
(AP) -- A judge on Tuesday refused to throw out a lawsuit by two Democratic political consultants who allege that The Huffington Post's founders stole the idea for the online news website from them.
Economic recovery is stronger in states where people are more optimistic: study
Economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and economic recovery is faster in U.S. states where people are more optimistic says a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Further, ...
Big bucks for MLB megastars mean big team profits, but fewer wins
ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Spending top dollar for megastar players like Miguel Cabrera and Alex Rodriguez helps Major League Baseball teams attract fans and earn higher profits, but clubs that spend the bulk of their player payroll ...
Scientists discover the largest assembly of whale sharks ever recorded
Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are often thought to be solitary behemoths that live and feed in the open ocean. Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution and colleagues, however, have found that this is not ...
Key diagnostic deadline draws near for psychiatrists and 'new' DSM conditions
"Where are we going to put the narcissists?" It was a question asked urgently by one of the hundreds of psychiatrists gathered here last week for their professional society's annual meeting. With doctors in the thick of a ...
$25,000, 350-mile-per-charge electric car could be reality by 2017, DOE says
In an event flanked with all the electric cars that have recently come to market, and a handful of those that are poised for sale later this year, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa flipped ...
NASA sting leads to woman allegedly trying to sell moon rock
A woman claiming to sell a moon rock was questioned in Lake Elsinore in Riverside County on Thursday morning as part of an undercover sting by NASA investigators aided by local police.
Groups sue US over antibiotics in farm feed
A coalition of consumer groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the US Food and Drug Administration over the use of human antibiotics in animal feed, saying it creates dangerous superbugs.
ElcomSoft undoes Apple's location security fix
Great snipe is the fastest migratory bird ever discovered
Apart from its long, elegant beak, the great snipe looks just like any other wading bird. But researchers have found that this ordinary-looking creature could well be the fastest bird on Earth over ...
Japanese PM pledges 10 mn solar-powered homes
Japan will have ten million solar-powered homes, Prime Minister Naoto Kan pledged Wednesday, as the country makes a major push in coming years towards renewable energy following its nuclear crisis. ...