With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.
Google has embarked on what may be its most ambitious science endeavor: a quest inside the human body. Called Baseline Study, the project will collect genetic and molecular data to create a full picture of a healthy human.
A wave of newly insured patients helped boost hospitals' earnings in recent months, two hospital operators said, a sign the health law's coverage expansion is leading more patients to seek treatment. Universal Health Services' revenues rose 10% in the second quarter compared with a year earlier. LifePoint Hospitals saw profits rise 44% compared with last year's quarter.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, acting out of "an abundance of caution," is conducting a limited review into some Chevrolet Impala models over a possible software glitch that can disable air bags.
Huawei' s sales of smartphones and other consumer products rose 30% in the first half of this year. The company said its strategy of focusing more on mid- to high-end smartphones, rather than selling the cheapest phones on the market, is working well.