Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco.

Scientists Exit Hawaii Dome After Yearlong Mars Simulation

SCIENCE | Aug 30
Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.

Surveillance Program Raises Questions About Tech, Privacy

PERSONAL TECH | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Unbeknownst to the mayor, state's attorney or other city officials, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis agreed to let Persistent Surveillance Systems try out its time-traveling technology over Baltimore.

Goodbye, Herring? Biotech Bait Gives Lobstermen Alternative

PERSONAL TECH | By Patrick Whittle | Aug 29
With about $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a small company has developed "OrganoBait," a hockey puck-shaped product packed with an artificial attractant crabs and lobsters love.

NASA Nears the End of Its Splashdown Tests for Mars Craft

SCIENCE | By Ben Finley | Aug 29
NASA on Thursday conducted the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft as the agency prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.