In Love Child, documentary filmmaker Valerie Veatch explores how virtual worlds encourage us to erase the boundary between digital and real, no matter the consequences.
July 28, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
This year NASA will experiment with 3-D printing small objects in space. That could mark the beginning of a gravity-free manufacturing revolution.
July 28, 2014 • 11:11 AM • Share
Researchers rank the popularity of all of the different methods we have for telling people about our lives, from Facebook to face-to-face.
July 28, 2014 • 7:45 AM • Share
New research finds a link between concern for the environment and belief in the concept of universal interconnectedness.
July 28, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Next time you find yourself in an airplane, consider keeping your phone turned off and the window open.
July 25, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
The state’s drought has forced farmers to rely on groundwater, even as aquifers have been intentionally polluted due to exemptions for the oil industry.
July 24, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
No landslide monitoring or warning systems are being used to protect vulnerable communities.
July 23, 2014 • 11:49 AM • Share
New research finds they enable consumers to re-establish a feeling that they’re in control of their lives.
July 23, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Computer models that pinpoint the likely locations of mosquitoes and tsetse flies are helping officials target vector control efforts.
July 21, 2014 • 2:14 PM • Share
New quantitative analysis reveals that people with Uner Tan Syndrome don’t actually walk like primates at all.
July 21, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Are handheld cell phones as dangerous as they have been made out to be?
July 18, 2014 • 10:31 AM • Share
If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on.
July 16, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Reductions in certain stem cells that account for requisite levels of fear and stress also code for cute morphologies.
July 16, 2014 • 11:26 AM • Share
New research finds a link between the emotions expressed in Facebook status updates and next-day stock market activity.
July 16, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds having a mobile device within easy reach divides your attention, even if you’re not actively looking at it.
July 14, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
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