WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama unveiled plans on Wednesday for a limited expansion of U.S. offshore oil and gas drilling in an effort to win Republican support for new proposals to fight climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is doubling the size of its fund for iPhone application developers, as it eyes new opportunities with the forthcoming launch of Apple’s iPad.
LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists have discovered a new way of tackling the fatal parasitic disease African sleeping sickness which they say could pave the way for the development of safe, effective drugs to treat it.
LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a songbird for the first time, identifying more than 800 genes linked to song learning in a finding that may shed light on human speech disorders.
MIAMI (Reuters) – Florida has launched a criminal investigation into the state Republican party’s recently ousted chairman and a company he secretly hired to raise donations, state officials and local media said Wednesday.