Six years ago, sustainable biofuels were the next big thing in biotech, and algae was supposed to drive the way forward. But today's energy landscape has changed dramatically, and algae companies have had to take a left turn.
Some computers spot the facial tics signaling emotions like joy, surprise, and disgust. Researchers can use them to spot behavior problems in kids or to know what kind of cereal you really want to buy.
Since the passage of Proposition 71 in 2004, California taxpayers have been pumping billions into stem cell research. Now, a new statewide effort will attempt to marry the latest in gene research with advancements on stem cells.
Can tweets be libelous? Of course they can, say legal experts. But defamation on social media can be hard to prove, as demonstrated in a trial involving rock singer Courtney Love and her former attorney.