Fewer US nuclear plants could curb climate change fight

Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama's efforts to combat climate change.

Pandora tests advertiser-promoted stations

Popular Internet radio service Pandora on Wednesday began dabbling with boosting revenue by letting advertisers "promote" stations listeners might like.

Study reveals shock-absorbing ability of woodpecker beaks

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Mississippi State University has found that the beaks of woodpeckers are constructed in such a way as to help dissipate energy. In their paper published in Journal of the Royal Society ...

Jet to stop printing, change to digital app

Jet magazine, which first hit newsstands at the dawn of the civil rights movement, is ceasing regular print publication and transforming into a digital magazine app.

Fear of economic blow as births drop around world

Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she'd have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change ...

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