Using every step to help recharge smartphones or iPods has not yet become reality, but scientists are working on it. Their latest solution converts the energy from human motion into electricity by harnessing thousands of tiny liquid droplets inside a micro-fluidic device. Full story
Combining neurons and computers in a new way could let scientists listen in on these cells talking to one another, deepening our understanding of the brain and paving the way for thought-controlled prosthetic limbs. Full story
Msnbc’s Ed Schultz shares his thoughts on Gov. Scott Walker’s calls for cuts to the Wisconsin public school system and his plan to split the University of Wisconsin, Madison away from the rest of the state university system.
With his approval ratings stuck below 50 percent and many Americans still believing he is a Muslim, President Obama made it a point to discuss his faith during a backyard conversation with voters in New Mexico. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie reports.
Ohio State guard David Lighty and Jared Sullinger celebrate after their NCAA basketball game victory over Wisconsin in Columbus, Ohio March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger celebrates after scoring a basket against Wisconsin during the first half of their NCAA basketball game in Columbus, Ohio March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Ohio State Buckeyes' David Lighty looks up at the scoreboard during a break in the game against Wisconsin Badgers in the second half of their NCAA basketball game in Madison, Wisconsin February 12, 2011. Wisconsin went on to beat undefeated Ohio State 71-67. REUTERS/Darren Hauck (UNITED STATES - Tag
President Barack Obama shakes hands as he arrives at a rally Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis.