Archive: 03/28/2012

Celebrities pile into tech startups

Robert DeNiro co-owns restaurants and Jennifer Lopez sells perfume and clothes, but the most coveted job for multihyphenate celebrities these days is something a bit less glitzy and a lot more geeky - tech entrepreneur.

dateMar 28, 2012 in Business
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Mumbai, Miami on list for big weather disasters

(AP) -- Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heat waves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international panel of ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Environment
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Japan, US, EU discuss rare earth supply security

(AP) -- Officials from the United States, the European Union and Japan are pledging to work closer together on ways to ensure secure supplies of strategically vital rare earths and other critical materials.

dateMar 28, 2012 in Business
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Creatures from the deep surface in NY exhibit

They have their own lights, teeth, and weird names like vampire squid, stoplight loosejaws, and bristlemouth -- meet the weird denizens of the deep surfacing for an exhibition in New York starting this week.

dateMar 28, 2012 in Other
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Building lightweight trains

The less trains weigh, the more economical they are to run. A new material capable of withstanding even extreme stresses has now been developed. It is suitable for a variety of applications, not least diesel ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Engineering
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