Meet Blue: The Cheap and Manipulative (In a Good Way) Robot

In a tiny lab at UC Berkeley, next to the whirring 3D printers on the wall, in front of an old Persian-rug-patterned couch,...

NASA’s Latest Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AI

Saturn's rings sure are pretty, and Matt Damon’s been to Mars, but our eight-planet solar system may not be that special after all....

Brazilian government sends drones to spy on tribes that have never seen the outside...

Modern technology makes it so easy to connect with people all over the world that it might sound crazy to think that there...

The Secret to a High Tech Concierge Medical Office? Data

By design, the downtown San Francisco storefront offices of Forward feel more like a spa or a ritzy skin care boutique than a...

Scientific Search Engines Are Getting More Powerful

Anurag Acharya’s problem was that the Google search bar is very smart, but also kind of dumb. As a Googler working on search...

Trump’s gender policy is both cruel and scientifically bankrupt

The Trump administration’s newly proposed interpretation of Title IX, which would effectively cut transgender people out of existence in federal policy,...

Laser-Carrying Airplanes Uncover Massive, Sprawling Maya Cities

In July 2016, a group of archaeologists commissioned a small plane—along with special pilots—to fly over the thick jungle canopy in northern Guatemala,...

Inside the Science of Apeel, the Clever Coating That Saves Your Avocados

Consider the rotten strawberry. Sitting there in your fridge, it suffers a cascading trifecta of maladies: For one, it dehydrates. Two, oxygen seeps...
Watch: Bald Eagle Lays Egg in Southern California Mountains

Watch: Bald Eagle Lays Egg in Southern California Mountains

Congrats are in order for a couple...