Relocating to a landlocked city isn’t enough.
There are still about 47 million people in the United States who don't have an Internet connection.
Researchers are using a combination of cutting-edge technologies to identify materials that have long since disintegrated.
A newly discovered artifact buried with one of Jamestown’s most prominent leaders suggests he could have been a crypto-Catholic.
The technique is used to determine the age of organic artifacts in fields like archaeology, geology, and ecology. But it could become unreliable within decades.
It used to be a person. Now it's a machine. What's next?
The definition is as much cultural as it is scientific—but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter.
The New Horizons team may include more women staffers than any other NASA project in history.
The city of Melbourne assigned trees email addresses so citizens could report problems. Instead, people wrote thousands of love letters to their favorite trees.
As opiate abuse swells in the United States, women are particularly at risk.
With its same-day delivery and a mobile-first mentality, Diapers.com is currently doing business in the environment that other retailers will inevitably have to adapt to.
Revisiting a classic 1963 essay that argued in favor of a manned lunar mission—and tried to quiet the critics who called it a moondoggle
A round-up of apps, websites, and livecams that will get you close—but not too close—to hammerheads, great whites, and other ocean beasts.
Engineers at IBM and Google claim they're closer than ever to making computers that could process data in days that would take millions of years to flow through today's machines.
Surreal views of Boston, London, and Barcelona from an ultra-high-definition camera aboard the International Space Station
A volatile chemical compound is being used as propellant in airbags made by Takata, the company behind the massive auto recall in the United States. Should it be?
Americans have, for centuries, found creative ways to spy on friends, enemies, and everyone in between.
The “placenta-on-a-chip” could help scientists understand the notoriously mysterious organ.
When a moon jellyfish is injured, it grows new tissue to become more symmetrical—but not necessarily to replace lost limbs.
Hibernating robot wakes up on comet, sends message from space.