Scientists at the University of Illinois developed a miniature lens that "sees" like a bee. The panoramic view mimics Mother Nature's optical system for some insects. (May 15)
Google has unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.(May 15)
There's growing concern at the Federal Reserve and the banking industry about increasing attacks on smartphones by fraudsters. (May 15)
Research In Motion Ltd. unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry aimed at consumers in emerging markets, stepping up its efforts to regain market share lost to Apple's iPhone and Android devices powered by Google's software. The lower-cost gadget, called the Q5, is the company's third smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 ...
Using laptops, tablets, and six sided speakers, Princeton University's Laptop Orchestra teaches students the art of creating and coding music. It's neither Mozart nor Star Wars. (May 15)
As the Twitterverse expands with millions of users, it can be hard to have a unique voice. Nicole Richie doesn't have that problem. Some examples: "'It's 8:30am & I've already gotten into 5 fights' - thugs, and parents of toddlers." "This therapist is going to be GREAT for me once ...
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely on Tuesday on the steppes of Kazakhstan. (May 14)
Women with breast cancer now have more surgical options to treat their disease and save more of their breast. New techniques are faster, gentler and less disfiguring. (May 14)
Not so green: Obama administration allows wind-energy plants to kill eagles despite federal law (May 14)
In a high-flying, perfectly pitched first, Commander Chris Hadfield, an astronaut on the International Space Station is bowing out of orbit with a musical video: his own custom version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity." (May 13)