Opinion: Before we start colonizing other planets, we have to deal with all the trash we've hurtled into the atmosphere.
In the past, researchers typically discovered new deadly viruses when they overwhelmed the healthcare system. A new initiative is trying to do things differently.
The company run by a 23-year-old photonics genius is ramping up production as self-driving cars get closer to reality.
America's Test Kitchen new cookbook for Instant Pots and other multicookers is a great way to navigate the pressure-cooker trend.
The 8-Inch Fire HD tablet, 4K Fire TV, and Kindle are now $50 (among others) in Amazon's biggest spring sale.
What if some of the Earth-like planets discovered by Kepler aren’t there at all?
A study finds that Android phones aren't just slow to get patched; sometimes they lie about being patched when they're not.
RISC-V wants to do for chips what Linux did for software.
Russian agents used Facebook to influence the 2017 election. Congress missed the chance to delve into what the company knows about it—and how they’ll stop it in 2018.
Facebook didn't notify the Federal Trade Commission when it learned that Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained personal information of users.
In his second day of Congressional testimony, Democrats wanted to know about privacy. Republicans wanted to hear about Diamond and Silk.
Give the internet some credit: People watched hours upon hours of testimony just to get some jokes off.
Gwynne Shotwell tells the TED conference that plans to take humans to Mars are "risk reduction for the human species."
If you're a member of Congress, Mark Zuckerberg's team will get back to you.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the Senate and House of Representatives. Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute.
Mark Zuckerberg's testimony is not just about Cambridge Analytica. He's answering for the un-checked influence that Facebook wields—on its users, and the world.
During a big storm, the bluffs along Ocean Beach can lose 25 to 40 feet. Here's how San Francisco is hedging against sea level rise.
Felix Hernandez builds elaborate sets on which to shoot his painstakingly detailed images.
A perfectly provable random number generator is the bedrock of good cryptography. This scientist wants to make one.
Algorithms used by Facebook, YouTube, and other platforms keep us clicking. But those systems often promote misinformation, abuse, and polarization. Is it possible to temper them with a sense of decency?
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