KISS ME DEADLY proteins may help improve crop yields

Dartmouth College researchers have identified a new regulator for plant hormone signaling—the KISS ME DEADLY family of proteins (KMDs) – that may help to improve production of fruits, vegetables and grains.

Facebook is an unfriendly reminder of IPO risk

Facebook's flubbed initial public offering a year ago Saturday laid bare some important truths worth remembering even as major U.S. stock indexes score a string of all-time highs.

Cloud backup services offer more than just reassurance

Your email is likely in the cloud. Your photos and music may be there, too. So is it time to back up all the files and data from your computer to the Internet? Some storage experts and a growing number of consumers say yes. ...

Neurotech industry puts its mind to video games

Fly toy helicopters with your mind. Be a DJ and shift musical tracks based on how you feel. Wiggle robotic cat ears by increasing your state of calm.

VideoCare brings video conferencing to seniors

Redwood City, Calif., resident Kelly Ilnicki is very close to her 89-year-old grandmother, who until recently lived alone in her home in Oceanside, near San Diego. Three or four times a day, Ilnicki talks to her grandmother ...

Review: Toshiba brings high-res screen to Windows

Last year, Apple added a visually stunning option to its MacBooks: screens with ultra-high resolution. These "Retina" displays reveal four times as much detail as any Windows laptop screen … until now. Toshiba just released ...

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