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.
Bugs backpacked with microphones could be deployed to disaster zones in the future.
A New York City Health Department employee was recently suspended for donning a computerized voice.
Miranda July's latest app rarely functions properly, and when it does, it fails to perform its stated goal: bringing people closer together.
NASA has collected clips of some of the best moments in humans' exploration of the world beyond Earth.
A new Pew study confirms that online harassment is endemic. But human behavior—and the limits placed on it by both law and society—can change.
The New York Times' Madison archive has launched with advertisements, but could eventually expand to all kinds of projects.
The pay-TV package has unraveled more in the last 24 hours than in the previous 24 months.
A new Google study suggests there's hope for the once-futuristic technology that's gotten a bit... boring.
Meet the inventors, tinkerers, and entrepreneurs at the forefront of the flying-robot revolution.
The organizations, technologies, and people behind Google's autonomous vehicles
Technology has made cheating on your spouse, or catching a cheater, easier than ever. How digital tools are aiding the unfaithful and the untrusting—and may be mending some broken marriages.
An inquiry into one recent scandal reveals how kids think about sexting—and what parents and police should do about it.
Are we in a tech bubble? Is Snowden a hero? And what’s the hottest status symbol? In The Atlantic’s first Silicon Valley Insiders Poll, a panel of 50 executives, innovators, and thinkers answer these questions and more.
How self-driving vehicles took off
Software company Esri's database files Americans into one of 67 consumer groups.
With the help of strategically placed fixtures, Michelangelo's work is getting some mood lighting.
Genetic innovation, on the half shell
What is it like to see again after years of blindness?
Scientists are trying to figure out how to turn our cameras into species discovery engines.
For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. An Atlantic exclusive.
As access to medical information becomes more democratized, patients have new power to investigate their problems.
Bach, Coltrane, McCartney: New algorithms can produce original compositions in the style of the greats. But are those works actually art?