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Thursday, June 5, 2008

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  • Wanted: green tech for cars
    Consumers have suddenly turned away from new trucks, and the Big Three carmakers saw significant sales drops as a result. Now manufacturers are working harder to produce hybrids and cars with new fuel cell technology in the next few years. Is it too late?9:06 a.m.
    David Welch: Detroit bureau chief for BusinessWeek magazine. His cover story: "GM: Live Green or Die" appeared in the May 26 issue of the magazine.
    Karl Brauer: Editor-in-chief of Edmunds.com, an automotive Web site.
  • Central nervous system goes techno
    A dream of people working in prosthetics is to have artificial limbs respond to brain waves, so the artificial one responds almost as smoothly as the lost limb. A new recipient of a MacArthur "Genius" grant says the technology shows promise in monkeys.10:06 a.m.
    Yoky Matsuoka: Professor of computer science and technology at University of Washington and recipient of a 2007 MacArthur Fellowship.

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