Early Friday, Hackers struck the New Hampshire-based web company Dyn, which controls one of the cornerstones of U.S. internet infrastructure.
By PBS NewsHour
To profitably produce corn in on Midwestern farms, nitrogen must be added to the soil. But the practice has an unwanted environmental impact: water contamination. A University of Nebraska professor thinks he may have a solution. Special correspondent Ariana Brocious…
By Nsikan Akpan
Mind-controlled robot arms can now generate feelings of touch, based on new research from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Hurricane Matthew's arrival may trigger unprecedented flood damage in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas due to storm surge and sea-level rise, experts say.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa split the 2016 Nobel Chemistry Prize for building the world's smallest machines out of chemical molecules.
Author Alondra Nelson talks about how African-Americans in the past decade are using DNA tests to fill in identity gaps after the Middle Passage.
By Larisa Epatko
In a classroom in Herat, Afghanistan, a group of girls is working on a mobile phone application that would help tourists coming to their country.
Though still in its prototype phase, this coffee-infused foam might clear the worst levels of lead contamination found in places like Flint, Michigan within a few hours.
The first baby born via a technique that mixes DNA from three parents raises familiar questions about regulatory loopholes and genetics.
By Laura Santhanam
For 226 years, men led the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the agency that fosters American innovation and entrepreneurship. Enter Michelle Lee, the agency’s first female leader. A Silicon Valley native who built a radio with her father in…
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