The U.S. Army has provided $1.4 million for more University of Nebraska research into remote-controlled robotic surgery.

Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

Relatives who want to visit inmates in five Wisconsin counties no longer have to come to the jail in person, thanks to recently installed systems that allow them to visit from afar through a Skype-like video system.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be hosting a real-time question and answer session on Facebook.

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests.

Martinsburg has installed a free public electric car charging station in a downtown parking lot.

Jacob Alvarez knows he'll be tempted to text and drive as soon as he gets his license this summer.

The Oxford School District is issuing laptops to every high school and middle school student this fall.

The Oxford School District is issuing laptops to every high school and middle school student this fall.

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is applauding the work of 17 students as part of a contest meant to curb texting while driving.

Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site.

Political leaders and researchers say a new project to capture carbon dioxide at a central Kentucky power plant is a crucial step to continue burning coal for electricity in a time of tougher environmental regulations.

Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

Caddo Parish coroner Dr. Todd Thoma is enthusiastic about the criminal forensics lab rising in Shreveport.

Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site.

There are enough clues about the potential surface of Mars at Craters of the Moon National Monument that NASA is investing $500,000 with Idaho State University to help uncover them.

A Florida State University professor has been awarded a $400,000 grant to fund research in the field of robotics.

If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn't have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday.

Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

Charging stations in New Hampshire for electric cars are becoming more available.

Police on Long Island are investigating the theft of 22 Apple computers worth more than $20,000 from an elementary school.

The Mendenhall Valley Library was overrun with robots July 11, as local kids participated in the summer program's first Science Friday event — Robot Garage. Kids gathered and grouped up to build real, functioning terrestrial robots to learn about robotics, engineering and good old-fashioned teamwork.

Ohio's attorney general says agents with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are getting access to 3-D laser scanners to help them more efficiently record and reconstruct complex crime scenes.

The IRS said Friday that Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was destroyed three years ago, ending any chance of retrieving her lost emails.

Waste Management is doubling capacity at its landfill gas power plant south of Arlington, generating more energy for homes and businesses 260 miles away in Seattle.

A judge says the ride-sharing app Lyft has to meet certain requirements before operating in New York City.

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

Amazon is the latest — and largest — company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here's how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster.

Layer by plastic filament layer, the three 3-D printers at East Baton Rouge Parish's main library build real, solid objects. Patrons and librarians are thrilled.

NASA is using a high-altitude, converted U2 spy plane to test technology over Arctic sea ice for future applications.



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