Google is closing in on achieving a major quantum computing milestone.
The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.
Scientists film a closeup of DNA replication for the first time, leading to unexpected observations.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Astronomers make the first direct observation of a phenomenon predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.
An Australian dog was accepted to the editorial board of numerous scientific journals and asked to peer review papers.
Giant fans start capturing CO2 from the air as the world's first commercial carbon capture plant goes live.
An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations.
Elon Musk and many top CEOs condemned President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
NASA announces the details of its mission to the sun, set to launch in 2018.
NASA space probes discovered a protective barrier created by human communication technology.
A new study discovers why whales grew to be the largest animals on our planet.
A new study by planetary scientists proposes a giant new space object which could have formed the Earth and the moon.
Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.
Clashes between "antifa" on the far left and the alt-right have intensified.
A study on the strange Cold Spot in space may prove that we live in a multiverse.
A company plans to transform the world's most arid region by bringing icebergs from Antarctica.