Technology :: Science
At the highway research center, Obama glimpsed developing technologies that he said would one day make cars smart enough to know whether another vehicle is coming around a blind corner or to let the driver know whether a detour would save time and fuel.
One of the "Wall Street Journal's" most popular articles this week says people with dark personality traits may actually have an advantage in climbing the corporate ladder. Seth Spain, assistant professor of organizational behavior discusses his research.
What you study - math and science are a plus - seems to matter more than whether your alma mater is public or private when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released by the Education Department.
The CDC and FBI are investigating why samples of smallpox were lying around for so many years unaccounted for. An FDA researcher recently found a number of vials appearing to date from the 1950's in a Maryland lab. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told naval submariners that the U.S. has let its focus on the military's nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but two reviews are wrapping up and he will be looking at recommendations to strengthen the health of the force.
For a school science fair project, a Florida sixth grader studied lionfish and is now being credited with a scientific breakthrough. The research has changed the way these deadly fish are handled. Vicente Arenas reports.
Many experts estimate that orangutans could become extinct in the next 25 years because of the destruction of their natural habitat. Now, however, an orangutan has become the only one of her species to give birth after being artificially insemination.
In Pennsylvania’s gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.
A pelvic exam has long been the standard in a woman’s annual check-up. But now one medical group says the harms outweigh the benefits. CBS News’ Wendy Gillette reports.
A federal plan to lower thresholds for warning the public about contaminated beach water is drawing protests from state officials in the Great Lakes region and along the ocean coasts who say the revisions could unnecessarily scare away swimmers.