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.
Vodafone Germany is testing out a new crowdsourced tech support that delivers tech support to your door in the form of other users—for a fee. Will U.S. providers adopt a similar model?
A new program aims to allow anybody to watch for poachers using satellite imagery and ship positioning systems. But whether it will actually send illegal fishing crews to court is an open question.
The solar-powered space probe launched from the comet-hunting Rosetta craft is currently in long-term standby mode, after its batteries were unable to recharge.
Over time, stars change their position in the sky. A new app shows you how the patterns we recognize today have shifted.
In 1796, Georges Cuvier convinced his fellow researchers that some bones belonged to a species that no longer roamed the Earth.
A new app asks how much transparency you actually want in your digital communications.
Manufacturing is getting more complicated. The TV show that documents it isn't.
After wearing prosthetics all his life, 9-year-old Aidan Robinson has designed one that fits a Wii controller and screws on a Super Soaker.
From the moment the first LCD screen was created, the goal was to create a flat television.