Video game industry bucks downturn with Feb. sales

(AP) -- The video game industry continued to defy the recession in February, posting double-digit year-over-year growth with Nintendo Co.'s popular Wii gaming system leading the way.

SEC drops options case vs former McAfee lawyer

(AP) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission says it has dropped its lawsuit against McAfee Inc.'s former general counsel which accused him of illegally tampering with stock options.

New head of NOAA says science will guide policy

(AP) -- The new head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will not only be talking the talk on global warming, she will be walking the walk - eight blocks from the Metro station to her office.

Lake Tahoe Clarity Continues to Hold Steady in 2008

(PhysOrg.com) -- The waters of Lake Tahoe were clear to an average depth of 69.6 feet in 2008, according to UC Davis scientists who have monitored the lake since 1968. That keeps the clarity measurement in the range where ...

Nanotech Batteries for a New Energy Future

(PhysOrg.com) -- In order to save money and energy, many people are purchasing hybrid electric cars or installing solar panels on the roofs of their homes. But both have a problem -- the technology to store the electrical ...

Epigenetic mark guides stem cells toward their destiny

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not all stem cells are completely blank slates. Some, known as adult stem cells, have already partially embraced their fates and are capable of becoming only cells of a particular type of tissue. So how do ...

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