Tracking Opioids Beneath the Streets
Sewage-sampling robots are delivering near real-time data about a community’s drug usage.
Could the Physics of Free Throws Have Won the Cavs the Finals?
Basketball is a game of trajectories, which means there's a formula for the perfect free throw.
Massachusetts Court Evades Answer to Whether Addiction a Defense
FCC Officially Repeals Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
The Federal Communications Commission has officially repealed Obama-era net neutrality rules that required Internet providers to offer equal access to all web content.
FDA Approves First-Ever RNAi Drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever drug based on RNA interference, or RNAi. The drug targets a rare genetic disease, which impairs heart and nerve function.
Women More Likely to Have Strokes Than Men
Extraordinary Star-Swallowing Event Aids Detection of Mid-Sized Black Holes
Until recently, scientists had only been able to observe luminous, supermassive black holes and smaller, stellar black holes. But now, they've found the missing link between them.