The internet has ingrained itself into every aspect of our lives, but there’s one aspect of the digital world that I bet you take for granted. Did you ev
7 "Star Trek" inventions that could quickly become reality, and will let humans one day boldly go where we've never gone before.
In 1905 Albert Einstein wrote four groundbreaking papers on quantum theory and relativity. It became known as Einsteins annus mirabilis or wonderous year.
There has been a claimed AT&T hack of personal data from 70M customers, less than a week after a confirmed hack of tens of millions of...
Wayne joined Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to found Apple on April 1, 1976. Wayne met Jobs at Atari and provided administrative oversight during Apple's very first days, but sold his 10% share less...
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Researchers say the tiny island in Greenland – roughly 30 metres across – was exposed by shifting pack ice
The undersea cables that connect much of the world would be hit especially hard by a coronal mass ejection.
From wells to aqueducts and filtration to desalination, our relationship with drinking water is an ancient and complicated tale.
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It's creating an evolutionary pressure to grow fast.
Eighteen months of using front-facing cameras has distorted our self-image – and a new study reveals that the effects aren't going away easily
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By now it's no secret that Google has been paying a hefty price to be the default search engine on Apple devices. Not only that, but regulators...
Authors of the March WHO report into how COVID-19 emerged warn that further delay makes crucial inquiry biologically difficult.
The increasing prevalence of white LED streetlamps spells worrying population declines for insects like moths.
A team of Ukrainian graphic designers has created an ever-changing image that captures the evolving aftermath of nuclear disaster.
As computers increasingly come to take on the qualities we once understood as distinctly human, we keep moving the bar to maintain our sense of distinction.
The San Onofre nuclear power plant shut down years ago – but residents and experts worry what will happen with the waste left behind
Researchers from Ohio State University presented new work at the American Chemical Society fall meeting revealing the chemistry behind good coffee.
IBM introduces the 5150 personal computer. It will sweep away the competition and effectively have the field to itself, for a while.
For half-a-century scientists have wondered what clues this enigmatic Greenland cave might hold. Now they're about to find out
While emergency use authorization gets vaccines out to the public more quickly, it doesn’t skip any steps that full approval requires.
The primary goal US military leaders have is deterring attacks on its satellites.
Do we live in a multiverse? Maybe, maybe not.
DoNotPay works in a fairly simple manner—you tell its chatbot what your problem is, such as appealing against a parking fine, and in return, it will suggest what it thinks is the best legal...
A study by MIT and University of Twente researchers involves firing small jets of water through many kinds of droplets, using high-speed cameras to capture each watery impact — similar to the...
They are the biggest black holes in the known Universe, billions of times more massive than our Sun, but little is known about how these monsters form and grow so big.
Fifty-five million years ago, Earth’s thermostat shot up—and life dramatically changed. Here’s what history can teach us about our modern temperature surge.
Saturn’s core is an unexpectedly immense mixture of ice, rock, and gas, surprising scientists who are trying to figure out how the planet formed and evolved to the enigmatic world we see today.
As a lover of stars and outer space, there's quite a bit of excitement we have around the opening of the world's largest Astronomy museum.
While some are a nuisance, others working as nighttime pollinators may be critically important to a functioning ecosystem
Here’s the insider threat the FBI has been discreetly briefing VC firms and startups about.
You’ll be able to outrun and overpower them, he says
An Australian mathematician has cracked an ancient math secret found in two ancient Babylonian tablets. The discovery rewrites the history of math.
Team combined two mass spectrometry techniques to analyze samples in 10 minutes.
Ever since moviegoers saw the first ‘Jurassic Park,’ millions have wondered if scientists could make a dinosaur in the lab.