[caption id="attachment_25683" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="Amazon wants to adapt the Kindle to academia, where it could reduce the notoriously high cost of textbooks."]Amazon wants to adapt the Kindle to academia, where it could reduce the notoriously high cost of textbooks.[/caption]

It's an experiment that has made back-to-school a little easier on the back: Amazon.com gave more than 200 college students its Kindle e-reading device this fall, loaded with digital versions of their textbooks. But some students are finding they miss the decidedly low-tech conveniences of paper, reports the Associated Press (AP)--highlighting, flagging pages with...

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