Last fall hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong and encountered a serious logistical issue: Their phones weren't working.
The debate over childhood vaccination has been in the news on and off for nearly a decade.
Cuba has faced many public health issues over the last few decades, one of the gravest being related the country's most famous export, tobacco. A rise in cases of lung cancer prompted this small nation to develop a drug called CimaVax EGF, which is
As early as next year, individuals in Japan will be able to call on a self-driving taxi for their daily commute.
Did you know? Every day in the United States, 70,000 cats and dogs are born that's nearly 3,000 born every hour or 50 born every minute!
There's a big problem in the fight against deadly superbugs.
The FAST radio telescope will be the biggest and most sensitive ever constructed
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Carl Zimmer, a science journalist, explains how the revolutionary new genome-editing tool CRISPR works.
It seems like every couple of years, the folks at NASA or NOAA will issue a press release saying something along the lines of "this year we'll have the big one" before adding that El Niño may be gearing up to dump devastating rains all over th
At first glance, the big news coming out of this summer's conference on the theory of computing appeared to be something of a letdown.