Brandon Ader

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Is There Nothing Science Can't Do With E. coli?

Researchers have used the versatile bacteria to do everything from make medicine to power cars<p><b>Most people associate Escherichia coli</b> with food-poisoning scares. Just this month, for example, a frozen-food company recalled millions of pounds of food that could have been tainted with the bacteria.<p>But …

Smartphone Satellites to Launch a Space App Race

NASA's new PhoneSats, glorified versions of Android smartphones, are kicking traditional equipment to the curb.<p><b>Smartphones are taking over</b> everywhere—even in space. The PhoneSat project launched on Sunday, when a launch by Orbital Sciences sent three Google-HTC Nexus One smartphones into orbit. …