A new study says early screening could save the lives of thousands of smokers. Despite the finding, some in the medical community question both the cost and accuracy of the test. Health correspondent Susan Dentzer explains the findings.
With the increased number of wounded U.S. soldiers from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, technology is being developed to replace injured faces with prosthetic sculptures. Researcher and sculptor David Hanson discusses the new robotic technology and the problems associated…
As a result of the explosives and weapons used in Iraq, more than 100 soldiers have sustained severe injuries to their faces. But with the help of facial prosthetics and advanced plastic surgery, doctors can help repair the damage and…
As more U.S. jobs are shipped overseas, Americans grow worried over job security and worker rights. Authors Thomas Friedman and Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., discuss opposing views on the globalization of the economy and its both beneficial and harmful effects.
A report compiled by the National Academies of Sciences reveals a bias is preventing women from advancing in science and engineering at the rate of their male counterparts. An expert discusses the findings.
The NewsHour's Economics Correspondent Paul Solman reports on Apple Computer's appointment of Google's CEO to its board of directors. A technology expert then discusses the new ties between the computer giants.
The use of electronic voting machines in the California primary last week served as a test case for the rest of the country. Many states have switched to the touch-screen machines after the problems with voting systems in the disputed…
Apple's iPod has become a technological phenomenon tha has been growing since it first hit store shelves in 2001. Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown reports on its technical and cultural impact.
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This week, horror writer Stephen King became the first best-selling author to publish a work exclusively in electronic format. First-day sales of "Riding the Bullet" surpassed first-day sales of all King's best-selling books on paper.
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