Feds nab granny for trying to sell moon rock

If you have any moon rocks at home you may want to forget about ever trying to sell them. A California grandma learned the hard way that the feds don’t like it when you try to sell moon rock dust.

Study touts benefits of organic farming

The biotech and commercial food industries would like you to think the only way to feed the world is by using conventional farming systems. However, a new study from the Rodale Institute claims otherwise.

Automakers standardize electric vehicle chargers

Seven major automakers have agreed to standardize electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Europe and the United States.

Claim - "natural" cereals contain pesticides and GMOs

A new report has dropped a bomb on the natural food industry. Those pricey "natural" cereals you see at the grocery store may not be as healthy for you as their advertising claims.

10 million bees deaths reported in Florida

Those of us who love sweet delicious honey have good reason to be concerned, as over 10 million bee deaths were recently reported in Florida.

Study: GMO food causes organ disruption in animals

It seem as if those who are vehemently opposed to genetically modified (GM) food aren’t crazy after all.

Watson's next victory: defeating cardiologists

After taking on Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings, IBM supercomputer Watson's ability to defeat cardiologists in a recent demonstration may not seem too astounding, but it is symbolic.

How Irene was a weak hurricane but a social media superstorm

Many people called Hurricane Irene a disappointment, many called it historic, and many more called it a dodged bullet, but the indisputable fact is that many people talked about it.

Sony pioneering "subtitle glasses" for deaf moviegoers

In the future, deaf people might be able to go in the same movie theaters as everyone else.

Ecstasy could help treat cancer

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a potent form of MDMA (Ecstasy) that could be used to help treat cancer.

Caffeine could help fight skin cancer

A recent Rutgers University study supports the theory that caffeine can help protect against certain types of skin cancer on a molecular level.

Are tanning bed addicts like junkies?

A team of scientists has concluded that individuals who use frequently use tanning beds might be acting on an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger.

FCC pushes for 911 texting

In the future, reaching out for emergency help will be as easy as sending a text message.

Google self-driving car crashes, human to blame

Google's first-of-its-kind car with a highly sophisticated autopilot feature has had its first accident.

How to make graphene out of Girl Scout Cookies

You can make graphene out of almost anything. Well, theoretically, anyways. And if you make it out of a box of Girl Scout Cookies, they could be worth $15 billion.

Japan will not halt nuclear exports

Stubbornness over nuclear power seems to be a theme with the Japanese government. Maybe that explains why they’re always getting attacked by Godzilla and why the island continues to sell power plants.

Houston couple gets married by computer

A couple who found each other on an online forum have just tied the knot in a most unusual way.

3D displays coming to Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is ready to bring in-car information and entertainment systems to the next dimension.

Could robots be the farmers of the future?

A student has designed a new way to tend to farm land - one that doesn't involve cheap, immigrant labor.

Stem cells used to grow new teeth

Scientists from Japan recently published a paper that details how they successfully grew new teeth from the stem cells of mice.