Here's what's going on beneath the needle.
With an election looming in less than a week, journalists are being pressed into holding off on publishing their work, for fear that they won't be able to serve it to readers.
A novel method of network analysis will help researchers identify your significant other, even if you decline to post that information online.
According to a new major study, sites such as Match.com, OK Cupid, and eHarmony are playing a significant role in American romance.
Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable
A map from the Oxford Internet Institute reveals the geographical distribution of billions of photos uploaded to the popular image-sharing site.
A new Gmail extension adds algorithmically generated text to the bottoms of emails, in an effort to unwittingly snare government eavesdroppers into capturing innocent communications.
On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, our second annual round-up of our work on women in technology.
Many local tech companies could use a few hours of skilled labor—and they know just whom to turn to.
A portrait from UNESCO shows where women are well represented among employed scientists, and where they are rare.
A scientist moved to tears
A new study claims to identify the times of the week that women are feeling the most insecure about their bodies, and recommends that brands "concentrate media during prime vulnerability moments."
Abraham Nemeth, the creator of a Braille system for math and science, has passed away at the age of 94.
How do you make a repository of books and manuscripts live online?
Just 549 of NASA's 18,250 employees will be expected to work if the government shuts down.
A handy little tool will take any tweet's URL and spit back MLA- and APA-style citations for it.
For those with hand tremors, mealtimes can be moments of frustration rather than enjoyment. Can a high-tech spoon help?
"Society struggled to make rules for using the cloaks appropriately. Law enforcement had trouble regulating the cloaks, and, by the turn of the century, Congress had banned them entirely."
Google confirms that it is "investigating reports of an issue with Gmail."