NASA may delay 2020 moon launch

NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon are quietly being revised and are in danger of slipping past 2020.

Robots are narrowing the gap with humans

Robots are gaining on us humans. Thanks to exponential increases in computer power -- which is roughly doubling every two years -- robots are getting smarter, more capable, more like flesh-and-blood people.

Do good looks get high school students good grades?

Do personal traits predict success in school? If so, which dimension of one's outward appearance can tell the most about academic achievement? The answers to these questions are found in a new study by researchers from the ...

Internet has only just begun, say founders

While the Internet has dramatically changed lives around the world, its full impact will only be realised when far more people and information go on-line, its founders said Wednesday.

Sources: Pentagon planning new cybercommand

(AP) -- The Pentagon is planning to create a new military command to focus on cyberspace and protect its computer networks from cyberattacks, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

EBay 1st-qtr profit, sales fall on weak economy

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday the weak economy contributed to declines in both earnings and revenue for the second consecutive quarter, but the online marketplace operator beat analysts' expectations.

NASA faces deadline for tough decisions on shuttle

(AP) -- NASA is facing a critical deadline to make its biggest decision in a generation: whether to go forward with plans to retire the space shuttle fleet and replace it with a new mode of space travel. But the agency still ...

New Method Gives Regenerative Medicine a Boost

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bioengineers at UC San Diego have developed a breakthrough method for sequencing-based methylation profiling, which could help fuel personalized regenerative medicine and even lead to more efficient and cost-effective ...

Report: Amazon's $359 Kindle 2 costs $185 to make

(AP) -- If you aren't sure whether Amazon.com Inc.'s latest Kindle electronic reading device is worth its $359 price tag, an analysis by research firm iSuppli may shed some light.

Silicon Valley grows latest Calif. political class

(AP) -- Silicon Valley, the nation's center of high-tech innovation, is exporting a new kind of product - frustrated former CEOs leaping from the boardroom to politics with promises to return economic luster to the Golden ...

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