Wisconsin firms hope to make more of the radioactive isotope MRIs need

In the medical world, MRIs have become fairly commonplace. But imaging diagnostics like MRIs and heart stress tests depend on molybdenum-99, or Mo-99, a radioactive isotope that decays into the diagnostic imaging agent technetium 99m, or Tc-99m. The...

The NFL’s new TikTok account is all about highlights and sideline moments

The National Football League is hyping up its 100th season with a TikTok partnership. Today, the NFL is launching an official TikTok account with packaged highlights, sideline moments and behind-the-scenes footage. To get things started, it's promoti...

Niantic sues group of alleged ‘Pokémon Go’ cheaters

It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wizards U...

Renewable energy is on the rise, but so is demand for fossil fuels

Recent reports from major climate organizations are painting a very mixed picture for the future of global energy use. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that renewable energy now forms one-third of the world's total energy capaci...

Streaming now accounts for almost half of global music revenue

Streaming has driven the US music industry for a few years. Last fall, streaming was responsible for up to 75 percent of the country's total music industry revenue. The 2019 IFPI Global Music Report, released today, shows the global scale of that tre...