Toyota to Finance $50 Million ‘Intelligent’ Car Project
The carmaker will collaborate with Stanford and M.I.T. to focus on using advances in artificial intelligence technologies to make humans better...
Boeing Names Its New Apollo-Style Spacecraft the Starliner
Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.
60,000 antelopes died in 4 days - and no one knows why
It started in late May. When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of...
Here's why your cat might not care when you leave
There are a lot of cats in the United States.
Killer robot is coming after you, killer starfish
A robot tasked with the unusual job of killing starfish is nearly ready for deployment at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, reports the BBC.
Soyuz With Russian, Dane, Kazakh Docks at Space Station
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew docked at the International Space Station on Friday after a safe but what is now unusual two-day...
The Fight to Save a Prairie Chicken
Conservationists find that, in the case of the Attwater’s prairie chicken, recovery of a species can be tricky when its numbers are so low....
Circa Now: Conducting a Field Test on Pheromones
The mystery of scents inspires a personal field test.
Archaeologists' weapon against ISIS: 5,000 cameras
Archaeologists and thousands of volunteers are in a race against time to digitally map some of the world's oldest and most important statues,...
Amateur paleontologist unearths rare fossil of fish in Arizona
An amateur paleontologist may have made the discovery of the summer when she discovered a jaw bone belonging to a long-snouted fish at Arizona’s...
A Glass for Enjoying a Sip of Whisky While Floating in Space
Ballantine’s, the Scotch distiller, is unveiling a glass that works for drinking in zero-gravity, no straw required.
Matter: Warming Oceans Putting Marine Life ‘In a Blender’
An analysis of nearly 13,000 species of fish, invertebrates and other marine organisms is an ambitious effort to map the future ranges of ocean...