With its intellectual property, the legacy of Soviet research institutes, and some help from the UK, Russia has a good chance to expand into European high-tech markets, believes Dr. Patrick Fullick of Capital Science Connections.
The Food and Drug Administration is looking towards approving a genetically engineered salmon for consumption in the States, but lawmakers in Congress are saying something seems fishy with the supposedly-safe test-tube trout.
The Police Department of the city of Baltimore are the subject of a First Amendment lawsuit that alleges that officers threatened citizens while they attempted to record a brutal beating carried out by cops.
Despite support from President Obama, a solar-panel manufacturer in California is closing its doors and laying off more than a thousand employees, citing foreign competition as the impetus that has made domestic production no longer “scalable.”
The Russian Federal Space Agency may in future wrap up its manned space exploration programs in favor of unmanned stations that can also be operated by cosmonauts if needed. The idea was floated after a string of Russian space launches failed.