Technology in 2017 may have inspired more skepticism than the awe or optimism it has in the past. Such defining moments, from harassment allegations to hacking exploits, may have cast the tech industry in a much harsher light. Hari Sreenivasan…
“The Africa I know and I represent is one where youth, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation will thrive,” said Stephen Ozoigo of African Technology Foundation.
By Teresa Carey
New kayaks, rigged with custom sensors by British scientists, can serenade paddlers with music made from environmental data.
By Fedor Kossakovski
On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
It's the first big structure found inside the Great Pyramid of Giza since the Middle Ages.
By Dr. Amber Robins
Similar to a doctor’s physical exam, the BiliScreen app examines the eyes for a yellowish hue called jaundice, a symptom of improper pancreas and liver function.
Twenty-five years ago, Kate Orff didn’t know what landscape architecture was. Today, her approach to promoting the environment in urban design earned her a 2017 MacArthur “Genius” grant.
Earthquakes can now be caused by people thanks to fracking, drilling and wastewater disposal. A new database shows how common these human-made earthquakes are.
Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne have won the 2017 Nobel Prize for physics for leading the projects that discovered gravitational waves and proved an century-old Einstein theory.
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