3 months ago

Lost treasure awaits beach 'detectorists'

Tim Higginbotham scans a beach near Fort Pierce, Florida, with his metal detector.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

Metal detectorists travel to beaches to try to find coins or gold jewelryRelics do sometimes wash ashore, but most of the loot slips read more...



3 months ago

How Has Computer Technology Affected Our Lives?

For many years after 1960, when the third generation computers were created, desktops remained to be popular for personal and business use. Research in this field continued, giving rise to the development of laptops, palmtops, miniature tablet PCs read more...



3 months ago

How Has Computer Technology Affected Our Lives?

For many years after 1960, when the third generation computers were created, desktops remained to be popular for personal and business use. Research in this field continued, giving rise to the development of laptops, palmtops, miniature tablet PCs read more...



3 months ago

A View from the CT Foxhole: Joseph Felter, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia.

Dr. Joseph Felter is Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for

South and Southeast Asia. He serves as the principal advisor to senior

Department leadership for all policy matters pertaining to development

and implementation of read more...



3 months ago

Sodium Iodide

Uses

Sodium iodide is commonly used to treat and prevent iodine deficiency.

Sodium iodide is used in polymerase chain reactions, and also (as an acetone solution) in the Finkelstein reaction, for conversion of an alkyl chloride into read more...



3 months ago

'X-Ray' Airport Body Scanners Going Away At O'Hare, Other Major Cities

Faster lines and less-invasive security screenings are on the horizon for passengers traveling through O'Hare International Airport.

The TSA announced Monday it will phase out the controversial "X-ray" body scanners from O'Hare and four ot read more...