Polar explorers use satellite technology

Climate Change College explorers are using satellite technology developed by Inmarsat to stay in touch with the media from the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Microsoft gives $1M for women in tech

Microsoft Corp. Friday announced a $1 million grant and four-year commitment to the National Center for Women and Information Technology.

Wireless World: What women want

Every year U.S. women spend $5 billion on magazines, movies and other lifestyle "content." Now, marketing experts tell UPI's Wireless World, the mobile-phone industry is eyeing the women's market as a new niche, hoping to ...

W. Va. leads nation, A in school tech

West Virginia leads the nation with an "A" in school technology, according to a recent study from Education Week. But as a whole, the nation received a "C-."

Cosmetics may contain harmful particles

Researchers at the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies in Washington say tiny particles used in cosmetics and sunscreens may pose health concerns.

Powerful CARMA Brings Cool, Far Out Astrophysics More in Focus

This Friday, May 5, astronomers from the University of Maryland, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the California Institute of Technology will dedicate the world's ...

Elders' ability to walk predicts future health outcomes

As people age into their 70s, their ability to walk a quarter mile becomes an important predictor of overall health and even how long they might live, according to study findings published in this week’s Journal of the ...

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