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Thanks to changing leadership and technology, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has become the U.S. intelligence community's new "backbone for global coverage."
Three NASA employees give voice to a whole ecosystem of spacecraft.
Otto Wichterle figured out how to spin plastic by watching his coffee.
The app now connecting political protesters could soon connect people in the developing world.
The use of autonomous boats could lead to more artificial intelligence in modern combat.
Nineteen professors were given 10 weeks to design an off-Earth colony. Here's what they came up with.
The way many Americans go out now—dark restaurants and dance floors—did not exist until the 1920s.
Banks are supposed to have some of the most advanced security systems in the world. JP Morgan still got hacked.
The Dallas hospital's debacle highlights the atrociousness of many electronic health records.
The drug might be a prototypically contemporary vice, but its discovery was rooted in traditional Eastern medicine.
The site has apologized for suspending the accounts of drag queens who use alternative monikers, but it hasn't solved the problem.
When science changes its mind, how can the justice system keep up?
Tube goes in; appendix comes out.
They're not safe, they're full of scams, and they're entirely fractured—but online places to buy drugs and weapons aren't going away any time soon.
They have, literally, one job.
An attorney reflects on all the things inmates see in her cellphone.
They've become boring. And that means they're finally getting interesting.
In The New York Times's new live news feed, tweets and updates from official sources trump those from ordinary people.