Gene discovery prevents weight gain with a high-sugar diet
Imagine being able to take a pill that lets you eat all of the ice cream, cookies, and cakes that you wanted – without gaining any weight.
Slingbox lets you watch live TV at home or elsewhere
Man's second-best friend, television, gets out of the house more than ever. On a smartphone app or laptop, people watch sports on WatchESPN, movies and original programming on HBO Go or Netflix, and weekly network TV series.
Getting to the root of the problem in space
When we go to Mars, will astronauts be able to grow enough food there to maintain a healthy diet? Will they be able to produce food in NASA's Orion spacecraft on the year-long trip to Mars? How about growing ...
US company in Iowa churns out 100 cloned cows a year
In the meadow, four white-haired Shorthorn heifers peel off from the others, raising their heads at the same time in the same direction. Unsettling, when you know they are clones.
Dish aims to launch Web TV service by year's end
Dish says it plans to launch its Internet-delivered TV service by year's end on mobile devices, game consoles and smart TVs for about $20 to $30 a month. It will contain live sports, entertainment and children's programming.
Catching signals from a speeding satellite
Soaring high above Earth as they speed through space, satellites are difficult targets to track. Now a new approach developed in Europe is helping ground stations to acquire signals faster and more accurately ...
Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV
Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.
New biological scaffold offers promising foundation for engineered tissues
Our cells don't live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing.
Study of zebrafish skin patterns shows cells chasing other cells around (w/ video)
New Dish Hopper set-up can record eight shows at once
Dish Network is unveiling a new recorder system that can record eight TV shows at once, as long as four of them are from the broadcast networks ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox.
Sprint, Dish to test wireless broadband offering
Sprint and Dish Network are collaborating on a wireless broadband service targeting underserved areas.
Precise docking sites for cells
The Petri dish is a classical biological laboratory device, but it is no ideal living environment for many types of cells. Studies lose validity, as cell behavior on a flat plastic surface differs from that ...
300 Blockbuster video stores to close in US
The final curtain is falling on about 300 Blockbuster locations scattered around the United States, meaning the once dominant video-rental store chain will have just 50 franchised stores remaining open in ...
Dish says Hopper DVR wins 3rd federal ruling
Satellite TV company Dish Network says it has won a third federal court decision upholding the use of its Hopper digital video recorder, which allows viewers to watch recordings of hours of prime-time broadcasts with the ...