The U.S. military has been closely connected with Silicon Valley since it "started-up" in the 1960s. More recently, the Defense Department has set up an innovation base of sorts to get closer to the new technology companies they need to…
By Julia Griffin, Nsikan Akpan
Humanity only has a handful of decades to determine the future of our planet.
By Katherine Kornei, Scientific American
New findings give some weight to the idea that life was blasted here from another planet.
An 11-year-old on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes.
Asian elephants are 10 times more endangered than African savanna elephant and facing a new serious threat. Poachers are taking the skin of Asian elephants in Myanmar and turning it into ruby red jewelry.
By Maya Miller, Scientific American
A federal study aiming to collect the health information of one million U.S. residents is limited by the very problems it hopes to solve.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched at 3:31 a.m. ET on Sunday. Watch live here.
Critics say a proposed rule would allow asbestos to make a comeback. EPA officials say it will do the opposite, filling a loophole that companies could use to manufacture asbestos. Here's what you need to know.
By Annie Sneed, Scientific American
Solar geoengineering would ease heat stress, but also block vital sunlight for plants, according to a new study published Wednesday.
West Coast residents go about life knowing seismic threats are lurking, but there's a lot that people can do before an earthquake hits if they have even a few seconds of warning. A system called "ShakeAlert" picks up seismic information…
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