ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A federal judge will hear arguments this month by fishing groups who want him to shut down a research project that involves blasting the ocean floor off the coast of New Jersey with sound waves. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp will hear the groups' request on July 15 for a temporary restraining order stopping the project.» Read More
A new CNBC documentary explores the conditions that allow dishonesty to thrive. Why people lie, with Tali Sharot, associate professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of London.
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Swiped health care data gets 10 to 20 times the price of a stolen MasterCard account.
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The Navy has a new drone for spying that is small, cheap and completely disposable.
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The maker of fluid filtration systems is expected to receive bids from companies including Danaher and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
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