Inventor says societal priorities and resistance to change slow adoption of potentially superior tech, including a water purification and power generation system he developed for poor countries.
In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.
Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.
He still has online steam. Although President Obama is reportedly considering other choices for secretary of the department, online liberals are calling on Howard Dean, who is a doctor.
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Apple will have a new program early next year called Apple University, and while it's not clear what that will entail, Yale's Joel Podolny has been tapped as its leader.
News.com's Ina Fried has the scoop on what Kamen will demonstrate Thursday. It's a new kind of prosthetic arm.
Meet Dean Reilly, CNET's Backstage Pass winner, who will be covering digital cameras at CES 2006.
GoDaddy's promised live quitter is machine engineer Gwen Dean. She has set up a puppet business.
Prith Banerjee, dean of the college of engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a founder of two start-ups, will become HP Labs' new director on August 1.