Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

If you search for tweets related to vaccines as of Friday, the first thing you see on Twitter is a post...

A Tornado's Secret Sounds Could Reveal Where It'll Strike

Along with the roar of a grizzly bear and a crack of lightning, the sound of a tornado is among the most terrifying...

Watch a Human Try to Fight Off Boston Dynamics' Door-Opening Robot Dog

Hey, remember that dog-like robot, SpotMini, that Boston Dynamics showed off last week, the one that opened a door for its robot friend?...

No, asteroid 2018 LF16 probably isn’t going to hit the Earth

Tabloids have always taken great liberty with headlines but some of the current coverage of the asteroid known as 2018 LF16 is really...
Iceberg armadas boosted monsoon rains in a different hemisphere

Iceberg armadas boosted monsoon rains in a different hemisphere

Enlarge / If these walls...
Oil-Eating Bacteria Found in World’s Deepest Ocean Trench

Oil-Eating Bacteria Found in World’s Deepest Ocean Trench

Deep in the Mariana Trench, the deepest...
“Like slavery”: Rehab patients forced into unpaid labor to cover “treatment”

“Like slavery”: Rehab patients forced into unpaid labor to cover “treatment”

Enlarge / A heroin addict at a rehab house. If you caught John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight this past...

Cannabis: The Complete 2019 Guide

Humanity just can’t make up its mind about cannabis. For thousands of years, humans have used the stuff as medicine or to travel on...

Maybe DNA Can’t Answer All Our Questions About Heredity

Heredity is a powerful concept. It’s the thing that ties families together—that gives shape to their shared history of stories, of homes, of...

SpaceX lost its Falcon Heavy core booster to the ocean

Last week, SpaceX finally accomplished something it had never done before. It launched the Falcon Heavy on its first commercial mission, and when...