Rebuilding middle-class confidence is crucial to restarting the economy. More than anything else, steady, well-paying Jobs are crucial to middle-class confidence. Election 2010 could hinge on that.
President Obama has filmed a cameo on the TV show 'Mythbusters,' and when it airs Dec. 8 we'll all know if he can pronounce Archimedes. Meanwhile, students brought science projects galore to the White House on Monday.
In addition to preventing traffic accidents and reducing carbon emissions, Google hopes that it's self-driving cars will let you take your eyes off of the road so that you can focus on what's really important: looking at stuff on the Internet.
Embryonic stem cell funding flows again – for now. But stop-and-go funding and continued legal wrangling could push researchers of cells from human embryos to pursue other fields.
Peter Diamond won the Nobel Prize this morning, but his appointment to the Federal Reserve Board has been hung up in the Senate.
The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to three economists who examined how unemployment can remain high while jobs stand vacant.
Gliese 581g would be the first Earth-like planet found orbiting in a star's habitable zone. The new plant is located in a region where temperatures could sustain life and liquid water on its surface.
Amid signs that North Korea's Kim Jong-il is paving the way for his Swiss-educated son to assume power, analysts caution that his youth, and need to prove himself, could pose risks for the US.
As we saw in the 1970s, new energy technologies blossom when oil gets expensive. We can raise the price of fossil fuels again without hurting consumers – if we implement a fee and rebate system.