Mark McClusky

Feb. 21, 2014

Can Technology Build a Better Athlete?

Will the next big Olympics competition be a race for more technology?

Mark McClusky, wired, bobsled, tech doping, technology, olympics

Dec. 11, 2009

Top Tech Gadgets

We'll talk about the best -- and worst -- geeky gadgets on the technology market this holiday season.

technology, geek, gadgets

Nov. 16, 2007

Future of Phones

There are plenty of options for placing a call from point A to point B, with more arriving on the market every day. In this segment, Ira and guests try to sort out the future of phones. Will Google's entry into cell phone software simplify the market?

technology, phones, cellular phones, google

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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