Silicon strategy shows promise for batteries

A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.

Grant to fund 'pioneering' brain-computer interface technology

Efforts to advance technology to aid people who have lost communication and movement abilities are getting support from an Arizona Biomedical Research Commission grant for a project combining resources and expertise at Arizona ...

Phone app fights distracted driving with rewards

(AP) -- Having trouble leaving the cell phone alone while you're driving, even though it could get you and bystanders killed? Now, there's an app for that - with cash rewards for resisting the phone.

Alternative fish feeds use less fishmeal and fish oils

As consumers eat more fish as part of a healthy diet, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping producers meet this demand by developing new feeds that support sustainable aquaculture production.

Lawyer: Satellite providers don't seek tax refund

(AP) -- An attorney for satellite TV providers fighting a state sales tax not applied to their cable competitors told Ohio's high court Wednesday that the industry isn't looking for a refund.

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