Mark McClusky

Feb. 21, 2014

Can Technology Build a Better Athlete?

Will the next big Olympics competition be a race for more technology?

Mark McClusky, wired, bobsled, tech doping, technology, olympics

Dec. 11, 2009

Top Tech Gadgets

We'll talk about the best -- and worst -- geeky gadgets on the technology market this holiday season.

technology, geek, gadgets

Nov. 16, 2007

Future of Phones

There are plenty of options for placing a call from point A to point B, with more arriving on the market every day. In this segment, Ira and guests try to sort out the future of phones. Will Google's entry into cell phone software simplify the market?

technology, phones, cellular phones, google

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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