CALS genomicists aim to save citrus from 'greening'

(PhysOrg.com) -- It has been a dismal two decades for the 450-year-old Florida citrus industry: On top of the constant pressure from hurricanes, a citrus canker epidemic shrank U.S. citrus production by roughly one-third ...

Yahoo rallies on renewed hopes for Microsoft deal

Yahoo Inc. shares rose 4 percent Friday amid speculation it will team up with Microsoft Corp. in an online search advertising partnership aimed at mounting a more serious challenge to Google Inc.

NASA satellites see remnant low Dolores go out kicking

The remaining clouds and showers that were once tropical storm Dolores are fading at sea, more than 940 miles west of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Dolores has now weakened into a remnant low pressure area but continues to kick ...

A NASA 2-for-1: Carlos and Dolores in 1 satellite image

It's not too often that two tropical cyclones are close enough to each other to be within a satellite's view as it tracks far above the Earth, but it happened this week with Carlos and Dolores in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Concerns raised as LA looks to Google Web services

(AP) -- Security and privacy concerns have been raised over a multimillion-dollar proposal by Los Angeles to tap Google Inc.'s Internet-based services for government e-mail, police records and other confidential data.

Test Mars Rover Checks Pivoting Technique

The Mars rover team is using a test rover at JPL to assess various extraction techniques that might get Spirit out of the loose soil of "Troy" on Mars.

Controlling the electronic surface properties of a material

A recent breakthrough by researchers at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute sees for the first time the creation of thin films with controllable electronic properties. This discovery could have a large impact on future applications ...

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