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.
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.
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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Meet Dean Reilly, CNET's Backstage Pass winner, who will be covering digital cameras at CES 2006.
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.
Agency awards $50,000 in cash prizes as it turns to the private sector for help eradicating long-running annoyance of the technology era.