Even today, parents are selecting for the traits they want in their offspring. But how far should the genetic tailoring go?
I erased all of my mother's emails after she died. I want them back.
The American flag at the Smithsonian has collected blue cotton fibers over the years, but not as many as popular legend says.
Geolocator devices offer an unprecedented window into shorebirds' flight paths and patterns—if you can find them again.
A new browser extension lets you skew your own News Feed.
How to reclaim power in the era of perpetual experiment engines
Few true station wagons remain on the roads, but the imprint of their design influence is everywhere.
Yes, after the drink.
It's not about your kid. It's about mine.
This is what happens when jurisprudence meets remix culture.
A short film explores the intimate bond between humans and Earth's lunar sibling
The research is part of the social network's drive, Monika Bickert said, to give you what it knows you want.
The whole the Internet-is-for-cats thing? Such a cliche.
The Facebook contagion study raises a lot of questions. But what does it mean for this thing we call data science?
A #followateen tragedy
Today the AP announced that software will write the majority of its earnings reports. But such reports hardly require humans anyway.
A London musician is making compact discs playable in an entirely new—and old—way.
After a breakup, a half-minute-long forgotten iPhone recording takes on new meaning.
Sympathy for machines' experience has led to a new way for them to interact with the world.
The U.S. government, an insider argues, is ill-equipped for a world of automated warfare.