Tech & Science
From lighting your television screen to sterilizing polluted water, how the new Nobel laureates’ inventions can change the world
German company cancels second delivery drone mission due to inclement weather.
The tech world gathers to discuss society’s ills and how many clicks it will take to cure them.
The CDC is very well prepared for Ebola, with the authority and infrastructure to deploy multiple levels of protection against outbreaks of infectious diseases
Tensions rise over a prophylactic drug treatment for HIV infection
The dairy cocktail could replace colonoscopies and MRIs
New report assesses level of threat posed by increased number of connected medical devices
Research on the brain’s “positioning system” may have implications for memory, thinking, planning and spatial memory loss
An electronic compass could help the blind and visually impaired walk around, guided by tiny zaps
A Verizon customer who was accidentally sent the device may have won the mistake lottery
Early reports of a design quirk in Samsung’s soon-to-be released phone follow iPhone’s ‘Bendgate’
ZMapp and other Ebola drugs have been fast-tracked for approval, but are they ready for use?
The merging of two franchises is mostly a success, but one that suffers from the same problems as all modern hack-and-slash games
Site’s apology leaves real-name policy in place and fails to mention others affected
ComputerCOP is meant to protect children but actually makes families vulnerable
The technique can return results within three to four hours.
Erdogan defended his government's policies on censorship, saying “media should never have been given the liberty to insult”
On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple and Google, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the field of healthcare
Researchers found that in flies, a previous mate’s sperm could affect the size of a female’s offspring
Do Libertarians, ever popular in Texas, think the government should help control the deadly virus?
With a $10 million investment from Twitter, scientists will also study data from Reddit, Wikipedia and other sites to try find solutions to”complex societal problems”
There is some disagreement over how to properly handle Ebola medical waste.
The pattern of infection followed the pattern of the rainlway system around Kinshasa
Monoculture has put the U.S. orange crop and Brazilian rubber trees at risk for wipe-out, but scientists have powerful weapons to fight back.
Emily Ortrando, a 10-year-old girl in Rhode Island, died from complications involving the respiratory disease
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spotted something they weren't expecting.
Microsoft’s new operating system name leaves some confused
On the patient's first visit to the hospital Friday, he walked into the hospital presenting “non-specific symptoms” and was sent home with a prescription for antibiotic
Police can read FireChat communications
After the success of its Mars mission, the country plans to offer cut-price services to western space agencies