Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, has been brought up on Title IX charges that appear to infringe on her First Amendment rights. She published an account of her experience yesterday.
Where previous iterations of wearable technology have relied on gaudiness, Google's new smart fabric comes with an understanding that innovation doesn't always need to be flashy.
NASA's New Horizons probe is on a road trip to Pluto and sending back some illuminating imagery on the way.
How many cumulative hours have you wasted waiting for your chat partner to respond to you? A new program created by an MIT Ph.D. student offers an opportunity to make your instant message intermissions as productive as possible.
Don't expect the president to be a prolific tweeter, nor for him to offer any glimpses into his personal psyche.
Video games that prioritize balance, cognition, and motor skills have proven to be strong tools for various forms of therapy.
A new method for creating bird flu vaccines for particular strains could help researchers swiftly develop additional vaccines for other forms of influenza.
LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman has analyzed inherent contentions between workers and their bosses. His conclusion is that both sides operate under dishonest guises. An honest assessment of work roles could go a long way toward improving the professional relationship.
It's safe to say most of us hate going to the dentist. But you know what's worse than going to the dentist? Having no teeth.
It's possible to grow hamburger in a laboratory. Scientists have done it. It's actual meat. The problem is the process for creating meat is currently prohibitively expensive, although that may not be the case for long.
Should ABC hold George Stephanopoulos accountable for undisclosed contributions to Clinton organizations? If he's a journalist, yes. But is he? The Good Morning America host represents an ill trend in mainstream journalism.
Science and all of society benefit from an informed and knowledgeable public, yet not enough academics are recognized by scientific bodies for their contributions to popular writing.
School districts are learning that you can't just throw technology into the classroom without a plan. It's like throwing money at a problem instead of thinking up solutions.
Remember when you only went to Amazon to buy books? Or when Netflix only let you watch other companies' shows? Or when Reddit was just a place to see what was trending online? The sky's the limit now for these and other brands evolving into media companies.
Cinco de Mayo is not, as many Americans assume, Mexico's Independence Day. It's not even an important holiday south of the border. Instead, its modern roots can be traced to Mexican-Americans in the 1960s and the opportunism of wily beer distributors.
The Amazon founder's space tourism company launched a surprise test flight last week, reaching 307,000 feet (93,574 meters) with its New Shepard space vehicle.
So-called structured procrastination could help you be as productive as your go-getter peers.
Excavators in Nepal will have access to a smartphone app to allow them to share images and documentation of salvaged artifacts.
Call it the psychology of the job search: The typeface you choose for your résumé communicates much more to the hiring manager than you'd think.
A British academic's remarks that "it’s inevitable that students will be allowed to use the Internet in exams" sparks a debate over the purpose of testing and the encouragement of learning.
As predicted, last night Elon Musk introduced a suite of Tesla batteries for homes and businesses. The technology is exciting now; it could be a game changer in the future.
Two prominent economists have called for the institution of a worldwide economic-development plan modeled after the post-WWII European Recovery Program. They argue that helping poor countries industrialize is the best way to achieve lasting peace.
The social justice pope spoke out this week on two hot topics. On Tuesday, he held a climate change summit. On Wednesday, he called the gender pay gap a "scandal."
Google's team of fashion data scientists recently released a report mapping the hottest clothing searches for the spring.
The world is improving when it comes to preventing deaths during natural disasters. Unfortunately, those improvements aren't felt in poor countries like Nepal.
Today's the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica. The only reason you probably don't know that already is because this isn't the event's 75th or 100th anniversary, because we as a society value some numbers over others.