An upcoming court case will use fitness-tracking data to try and prove a plaintiff's claim, bringing us one step closer to the new age of quantified self incrimination.
Artisanal foods often call to mind an idyllic, machine-free farm. But that's not quite right.
One of the health trend's first advocates was perhaps a little bit of a huckster.
The app Blippy, released today, makes sending GIFs as easy as sending emoji.
Robert FitzRoy published his first weather report in 1861. It was largely accurate.
CERN physicists announced the discovery of two types of baryons Wednesday: Xi_b'- and Xi_b*-.
Scholarly articles, filled with indubitable knowledge and analysis, only exist for the general public behind pricey paywalls. So one lecturer is advocating for them to be free of charge.
The Oxford English Dictionary has chosen "vape" for 2014. Not everyone's thrilled.
The organization which governs emoji says it’s considering adding many new ones, including a robot, a burrito, and a mosque.
The country's net nanny just ensnared hundreds of new sites.
A new study suggests that looking down at a cell phone is the equivalent of placing a 60-pound weight on one's neck.
To me, he was Grandpa Freddy. To the scientific community, he was Frederic M. Richards, a leading biophysics thinker—something I never knew until I visited his entry after he died.
The social network's future dominance is far from assured.
A Bauhaus artist’s classic, with a new app, is eye-opening.
The Rosetta mothership took pictures of the European space probe as it bounced across the icy surface of a comet.
A recent study found that current events featuring canines are more likely to get coverage.
A new study finds that a vast majority of Americans trust neither the government nor tech companies with their personal data.
This biodegradable vehicle, developed to protect sensitive ecosystems, invited a closer look at the positive uses of drone technology.
The gynecological device may have an ethically fraught history, but it's hard to improve on the design.
Falling is never a good idea, but it used to be way worse.
Patients need fluid, somehow.