The noisy, sometimes ill-fitting devices are often necessary for mothers who want to continue breastfeeding. A hackathon this weekend strove for better designs.
Wearable devices encourage 10,000 steps a day, but that's not a very dynamic understanding of health
From epic real-life struggle, to computer game, to slightly less epic real-life struggle.
Some of today's most iconic undersea tunnels were first conceived of in the 19th century—but it wasn't until recently that we had the technology to actually build them.
A new survey of how people use—and don't use—those pictures of themselves on the beach
Two University of Maryland law professors allege that the social network's experiments—and OkCupid’s—count as "research," and thus violate state statute.
75 years ago, it was not obvious that the cocoa morsels belonged.
In 1973 my father was killed by his best friend, but according to the Internet he never even existed.
Online-dating platforms can tell us a lot about potential partners, but people are not made of steady data points, and love is not just about matching interests.
Law enforcement agencies around the country can track and monitor telecommunications thanks to an FCC-approved device.
Those brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows? They're preparations for a hungry winter.
Graphene's most problematic superlative is its cost.
The technology that helps people manage diabetes has gotten so good that patients sometimes feel trapped without it.
The company has always marketed to the middle class. Does its new gold watch represent a foray into the luxury sector?
Water rotating clockwise in Australia and counterclockwise in the States? It's a myth.
The idea of public-key cryptography is surprisingly simple, once you've figured it out.
The Golden Record made it to interstellar space in four decades and could last for hundreds of millennia, NASA says.
Brave thinkers have tried to change the indomitable toaster pastry. They have not succeeded.
Before they were women, they were swearing, wrestling, beer-drinking pranksters.
At 26, the famous physicist explained the science behind today's solar energy revolution.