Scientists are beginning to understand how Zika replicates and spreads within the womb, but they still don’t know how the virus manages to get there in the first place.
Health officials say 168 people have been sickened by the virus, which they linked to tainted scallops at the Genki Sushi restaurant chain.
The billionaire justified his fight against Gawker with a misleading reference to privacy legislation.
Machine learning allows computers to see patterns in medical images that are invisible to human doctors.
The pop star’s iconic green dress revolutionized search.
Archaeologists say the sandstone etchings may be 400 years old.
A decade after leaving network news, the legendary newsman now has an audience that can talk back in real time.
Techmeme lets readers enter any date since 2006 to see what it looked like that day.
Chris Urmson’s departure raises a host of questions about the future of driverless vehicles.
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New computer modeling suggests the virus has been underestimated by tens of thousands of cases.
Despite its reputation as an illness of the past, the deadly disease is as much of a threat to people in America as Ebola and Zika.
Four cases of the virus in the Miami area represent the first known local transmission in the continental United States.
More than a decade’s worth of data ranks the roles with which people most associate her.
Driverless cars and augmented reality will mean city markers as we know them will cease to exist.
The ride-hailing service’s new plan to collect street-view photos in Mexico further lays the groundwork for a fleet of autonomous vehicles.
The Tesla CEO says it would be “morally reprehensible” for his company to build a fully driverless car before introducing semi-autonomous safety features. But how do we know Autopilot is safer than the alternative?
At the rate we’re going, women won’t hold as many patents as men until the year 2092.