Where’s the next boom? Maybe in `cleantech’

Joshua Van Hoesen

October 6, 2009

Filed under Science

From The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO - Our economy sure could use the Next Big Thing. Something on the scale of railroads, automobiles or the Internet — the kind of breakthrough that emerges every so often and builds industries, generates jobs and mints fortunes. Silicon Valley investors are pointing t...

Lab tech charged with Yale grad student’s murder

Liz De La Torre

September 17, 2009

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As police charged a Yale animal lab technician with murdering a graduate student who worked in his building, a portrait began to emerge Thursday of an unpleasant stickler for the rules who often clashed with researchers and considered the mice cages h...

As Internet turns 40, barriers threaten its growth

Joshua Van Hoesen

August 31, 2009

Filed under Science

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other easy-to-use applications that have drawn m...

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