Some disability-access points across America are getting a makeover. The signs now feature a person active and engaged. This change in imagery is part of a larger initiative called the “Accessible Icon Project.”
Witnessing extreme weather events hasn't changed public opinion much on climate change. So, what will? It may be an issue of how we frame this topic.
The self-driving car is the future of personal transportation. Wireless charging is the future of battery-powered devices. Marrying the two technologies makes sense.
France is building a solar energy system on top of its roadways.
Earth may have suffered a violent impact from a "planetary embryo" called Theia 4.5 billion years ago. This impact allowed the moon to form. But new research suggests Theia also became a part of Earth.
People who prevail in competitions have an unfortunate tendency to swindle others to keep up their winning streaks. Even a small win against an unfamiliar foe in a game with very low stakes seems to light a fire...
Advocates masquerading as scientists to try and establish credibility for biased claims do the public, and science, serious harm. And journalists who fail to call them out and report biased studies as fact...
Two Virginia Tech students, David Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Keepers, 19, are at the center of a murder investigation. So is the social media app Kik.
We surprise the smartest people you know with ideas they're not prepared to discuss. This week, neurosurgeon James Doty.