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Amanda Beck

Finally, California gays, lesbians marry legally

California performed its first legally recognised same-sex weddings on Monday and opened its doors to gay and lesbian couples from around the country.

Google releases Google Health for medical records

Google on Monday unveiled Google Health, a long-anticipated United States health information service that combines the leading web company's classic search services with a user's personal health records online. The password-protected service stores a user's basic medical history and gathers relevant information connected to their health conditions.

Unknown health impact of nanotech worries some

Nanotechnology has been hailed as the science of the future, with micro-particles already powering innovations that remove lines from faces, strengthen beer bottles and clean clothing without water. Yet early studies also indicate some of these particles, enabled by the latest in engineering science, can cause cancer.

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