Tech & Science
A new study confirms what psychologist Stanley Milgram showed more than 50 years ago: the disturbing extent to which people will obey orders even when those orders cause pain in others.
The electric car company announced that it got “very close to the edge” financially.
The mapping service has expanded its reach to include “one of the largest boiling lava lakes in the world.”
Sixty technology companies appear to have backed away from a lawsuit against Trump's controversial travel ban.
The science fiction writer envisions New York City post-climate disaster in his new novel, "New York 2140."
Breakthrough is important step towards developing artificial general intelligence, capable of learning like humans.
The popular messaging apps have closed the hole that left users' accounts open to being taken over by hackers.
Hundreds of millions of user accounts were affected by the data breach.
A mix of powerful landowners, cartel hit men and unsolved killings has made Mexico one of the most dangerous place in the world for environmentalism.
The Twitter accounts of several high-profile organizations were compromised by messages supporting the Turkish president.
The Planetary Society and its famous CEO urge Trump to set his sights on Mars, increase NASA’s budget, support the commercial space industry and more.
Indiana lawmakers’ attempt to round Pi to 3.2 and a Pi world record are among the things you probably don’t know about Pi Day.
Sorry science deniers—warming oceans are jettisoning extreme weather while spring blooms around us.
Facebook and Instagram developers are now banned from using data for surveillance purposes.
The CDC has warned people to avoid using sperm from three Florida counties.
It syncs with an app over Bluetooth, and in under two minutes indicates a child’s temperature, breathing rate and an assessment of how the lungs sound.
Researchers have created a 'metal-based substance' that works like scissors to cut out the protein most associated with Alzheimer's development.
'The Internet? Bah!:' Revisit just how wrong scientist Clifford Stoll was in 1995 on the future of the web.
Despite its title, the USS Dahlgren isn't a warship—it's a cybernetic lab that allows for the simulation of drills at a fraction of the cost and effort.
Two House bills that have been released from committee would effectively prevent the government from using the best available science to protect the public.
Researchers have found a new clue in the blood that they hope can lead to quick, effective cancer diagnosis.
The sleep deprivation that comes with springing ahead can be detrimental to the public.
John Goodenough's lithium-ion batteries changed consumer electronics in the 1980s. Can his new, glass-based batteries spur the electric car revolution?
From South Africa to the Netherlands to Austria, lawsuits are increasingly a check on political inaction.
.africa addresses will be available from July for $18.
Tesla CEO makes promise on Twitter to Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes.
The EPA chief says carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to global warming.
WikiLeaks documents have revealed the opinion of CIA hackers on popular antivirus software.
Letting contaminants slowly diminish over time saves money for polluters, but could jeopardize drinking water supplies and cost taxpayers dearly.
WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange was speaking at a press conference from London's Ecuadorian embassy.