Christian theologists have long grappled with how the discovery of extraterrestrial life would fit within the parameters of Christian history and ideology. Unsurprisingly, opinions on the matter are diverse.
A new gadget called the pd.id detects date rape drugs that may have been slipped inconspiculously into an unattended drink. The devices are battery powered and can be used repeatedly.
Just as Shazam helps identify songs from snippets, a new technology developed by British scientists will be able to match bird calls with a virtual database. If made into an app, it would give a whole new definition to the phrase "tweeting."
Some say voting via the internet is the future of democracy. But Norwegians' fears relating to security and anonymity have caused the government to end its e-voting experiment.
A group of North Korean architects were told to design futuristic buildings free of constraints. Their designs present a vision of a sci-fi DPRK.
Long used to identify criminals and missing children, facial recognition may soon be used by physicians to map a patient's aging and estimate his/her lifespan. As you may imagine, insurance companies are following the developing technology very closely.
After displaying disappointment in the lack of diversity among its workforce, Google has launched a number of initiatives to help women and minorities become qualified for jobs in the tech sector.
A new partnership between Twitter and the Weather Channel will customize target ads based on users' locations and the current weather.
Stockholm-based SMSLifesaver was created in response to the challenge of delivering timely ambulance services. CPR certification is the only requirement for volunteering. So far 9,600 residents have signed up.
Results of a study encompassing three decades of relationships reveal that having a divorced friend or acquaintance increased the likelihood of a person's own marriage ending. It's the first to examine how one's social network can affect romantic relationships.
A new study claims that Facebook users are separated from each other by an average of just under four people. Interestingly, those that are in self-contained professions are more separated from each other than are Facebook users on the whole.
And by "dreams" they're talking about the ones you have when you sleep: SHADOW provides tools to help users remember, record, and, if desired, share their dreams.
Scientists at a number of different research installations are using sound to help them learn more about the world's oceans. They're also sharing what they find via live online streams.
By entering a Twitter or Instagram handle, Ready or Not displays data showing where its user has been and what information they sent out. It was built as part of a project titled "Teaching Privacy" that targets high schoolers.
The less money you have, the more time you probably spend getting to your job. Christine Quinn, a candidate for mayor of New York City, wants to smooth out the curve.