Obama pushes solar shingles in State of the Union address
January 26, 2011, 11:33 a.m. by John Platt
Photovoltaic roof shingles can provide more energy at a lower cost.
Celiac disease: New saliva test could help diagnose children
January 21, 2011, 9:45 a.m. by John Platt
Less-invasive test means quicker diagnosis and speedy switch to a gluten-free diet.
'Superstorm' could strike California, scientists warn
January 19, 2011, 11:55 a.m. by John Platt
Massive winter storm could theoretically cause $300 billion in damages.
Life at high altitudes linked to greater risk of suicide
January 17, 2011, 3:23 p.m. by John Platt
Study: For counties at high altitudes, the suicide rate was nearly eight times higher than for counties at lower elevations.
'Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World'
January 17, 2011, 7:22 a.m. by John Platt
Authors Aron Cramer and Zachary Karabell give concrete examples of an often vague concept.
'Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock'
January 4, 2011, 6:11 a.m. by John Platt
Ann Louise Gittleman offers '1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution.'
Self-cloning, all-female lizard species discovered in Vietnam
November 11, 2010, 1:44 p.m. by John Platt
Although new to science, this Vietnamese lizard has long been known as a delicacy.
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
10 countries where royalty still rules
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
9 of the world's largest dog breeds