Scientist's Nobel medal fetches $4.75 mn at auction
The Nobel Prize medal of celebrated American geneticist James Watson sold for $4.75 million in just minutes at auction on Thursday in New York.
E-text rivals paper in these 'United Slates'
(Phys.org) —If you're reading a textbook, checking reference volumes, viewing online documents, compiling handwritten notes, flipping paper pages or marking text with a highlighter, you're no longer a casual ...
Smartpen takes handwritten notes into mobile, cloud era
I may be a tech columnist who spends nearly all his time with digital products, but when it comes to taking notes, I'm often stuck in the analog age.
Mandela's vast personal archives brought online
Thousands of handwritten documents, photographs and videos of Nelson Mandela have been digitised and placed online Tuesday in a massive archive of the life of South Africa's first black president.
Virginia high court rules in favor of climate scientist
The supreme court of Virginia on Friday ruled in favor of a prominent climate scientist, blocking a two-year bid by state officials to get access to his university emails and grant materials.
Apple's mystique may grow with Steve Jobs' death
(AP) -- In the end, Steve Jobs left the world to his own devices. As macabre as it might seem, Jobs' death Wednesday will only add to the Apple mystique - and profit. The iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac will, ...
Statewide study confirms 'paperless' hospitals are better for patients
Results from a large-scale Johns Hopkins study of more than 40 hospitals and 160,000 patients show that when health information technologies replace paper forms and handwritten notes, both hospitals and patients benefit strongly.