The Amazon Kindle e-reader could see greater integration with Goodreads, following Thursday's announcement that the online retail giant was buying the the social book-recommendation site. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ted S. Warren/AP

Researchers are increasingly using cloud computing to discover new drugs and medical treatments. Cloud computing is often cheaper and quicker than in-house computing. hide caption

toggle caption

Cloud Computing Saves Health Care Industry Time And Money

  • Download
  • <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Should our growing understanding of pre-Columbian settlements in the Amazon have any bearing on the debate over the region's development today? Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images