The Mars Global Surveyor should reach the Red Planet in about seven months. It will scan the surface for water.
AOL says it has recovered about $100,000 in cash and gold bars from a spammer--and is giving it away.
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Aspen Aerogels makes materials designed to be not only lightweight but also capable of withstanding extreme cold and heat.
Potentially toxic wastes gather in overseas workshops where electronics gear from the U.S. and Europe is dismantled.
If NASA shuttles continue to be delayed the International Space Station may be decommissioned before 2010, according to scientists.
This sketch shows which pests try to detect or undo rival pests.
Google invades Microsoft territory as it launches a beta version of Google Desktop Search.
Testers have been dissecting the beta version of Microsoft's next big OS since late July. Here's a look at some of the features you might end up using.
Intel's new CEO Paul Otellini looks to dual cores processors and WiMax for growth.
Canon gives its digital camera lineup a complete overhaul--and adds some new printers as well.
Google takes on AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft with its own instant-messaging program that allows text chat and computer-to-computer voice connections.
The hurricane hit land in Louisiana but changed direction to miss New Orleans--but spread devastation into Mississippi instead.
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