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U.S. daredevil makes wingsuit flight through China mountain fissure

U.S. daredevil makes wingsuit flight through China mountain fissure

JIANGSHAN, China, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. daredevil in a wingsuit said his "flying dagger" jump through a narrow mountain fissure in eastern China was his most "hardcore" stunt.

Gemalto, others join to expand S. America smart metering

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Dutch digital security giant Gemalto is joining other international firms to expand smart grid and metering business in South America.
High-tech spoon designed to counteract tremors in Parkinson's patients

High-tech spoon designed to counteract tremors in Parkinson's patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. maker of a so-called smart spoon says it will help stabilize tremors in people with Parkinson's disease and related disorders.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

'Intelligent' scalpel can identify cancerous tissue for surgeons

LONDON, July 17 (UPI) -- A so-called smart knife could help physicians determine during surgery whether tissue they're removing is cancerous, British researchers say.

Apple rumored to be testing hardware for smart 'iWatch'

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 (UPI) -- Apple is testing a 1.5-inch OLED display for its rumored smart watch and may have ordered an initial iWatch production run, a Taiwanese newspaper says.
Zoomable keyboard could allow typing on a 'smart watch'

Zoomable keyboard could allow typing on a 'smart watch'

PITTSBURGH, April 30 (UPI) -- With rumors of so-called smart watches coming to market, U.S. researchers say they're trying to figure a way to type on the tiny screens of such devices.

Drug bute found in British beef

LONDON, April 10 (UPI) -- A British supermarket chain owned by Walmart said it had recalled corned beef that was found to have traces of a veterinary medicine meant for horses.

Easter: A time for optimism and some Yankee pragmatism

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 28 (UPI) -- Easter is a celebration of springtime rebirth -- a good time to enumerate reasons for optimism and the tasks necessary to accomplish America's potential.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI NewsTrack Science and Technology News

Apple rumored to be considering an iWatch ... Ancient 'Megapiranha' had strongest bite ... China opens its version of GPS to public ... Antarctic science drill project called off ... Science and Technology news from UPI.

Apple rumored to be considering an iWatch

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Apple rumor universe is speculating the iPhone, iPod and iPad maker wants to add another device to its arsenal in the form of an iWatch, tech websites say.
Notable deaths in Science-Technology

Notable deaths in Science-Technology

The first man on the moon, the first American woman in space and Neil Armstrong, a national hero after becoming the first man to set foot on the moon, died at age 82. His family called him a loving family man and "a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job."
PAT NASON, United Press International

UPI NewsTrack Business

Stocks start higher Monday ... Economists see 2013 economic, job growth ... Sprint, Clearwire, agree to $2.2B deal ... New York manufacturing slows further ... News from United Press International.

Sprint, Clearwire, agree to $2.2B deal

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Sprint Nextel, the third largest U.S. telecommunications service said Monday it had agreed to buy the portion of Clearwire that it did not yet own.
Elizabeth Smart marries in Hawaii

Elizabeth Smart marries in Hawaii

LAIE, Hawaii, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Kidnap and rape survivor Elizabeth Smart married Matthew Gilmour at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Laie, Hawaii, Saturday, a spokesman said.

Kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart engaged

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's family says the 24-year-old Utah woman is engaged, but they won't reveal the lucky guy's name.
Lawyers: Smart suffered no long-term harm

Lawyers: Smart suffered no long-term harm

SALT LAKE CITY, May 17 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's father is angry lawyers plan to use her recovery to seek a shorter sentence for the man who kidnapped her from her Salt Lake City home.
Smart's father still ticked off at experts

Smart's father still ticked off at experts

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's father is still angry at two mental health workers who assessed Brian David Mitchell, convicted last week in Utah of abduction and rape.

Judge to rule on Elizabeth Smart testimony

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Utah says he will probably decide Monday whether Elizabeth Smart will be allowed to testify at the pending hearing of her alleged kidnapper.

Elizabeth Smart: 'I just go on'

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped three years ago in Utah by two homeless drifters, tells CNN she does not want her eight-month ordeal to dominate her life.

Flap over school records in Smart case

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Lawyers for the Utah man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart are under fire for obtaining her school records.

Utah's Smart family wants plea deal

SALT LAKE, Utah, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The family of famous kidnappee and Salt Lake, Utah, resident Elizabeth Smart is looking to settle out of court with her abductors to save her further trauma.

Elizabeth's dad didn't know Ricci's record

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25 (UPI) --
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