SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
LITTLE KIDS ARE ACCIDENTALLY TAKING AN OPIOID THAT’S MEANT TO TREAT ADDICTION
From 2007 to 2016, more than 11,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. were exposed to buprenorphine, a drug that's used to treat
, a new study finds.
WE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT WE MEAN WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ARTIFICIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
We can’t program a conscious robot with a soul if we can’t agree on what that means.
AIRPODS MEET BOSE: THE WORLD’S SMARTEST EARPHONES LET YOU PERSONALIZE YOUR AUDIO EXPERIENCE
These futuristic earphones are designed specifically for the iPhone and Mac.
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAY HAVE SOLVED THE BIGGEST ENVIRONMENTAL MYSTERY IN DECADES
The New York Times thinks its found th culprit in one of the strangest scientific whodunits in recent memory: the reappearance of illegal, ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere.
ROYAL OBSERVATORY AT GREENWICH WORKING FOR FIRST TIME SINCE LONDON SMOG SHUT DOWN TELESCOPES 60 YEARS AGO
The Royal Observatory at Greenwich has been pivotal to astronomy and navigation since the beginning of time. Well, international standard time at least. But what few people realise is that the observatory has not actually observed anything for more than half a century.
HERE'S HOW YOUR WATER BOTTLE COULD START A FIRE
Leaving a water bottle sitting in your car sounds benign enough. But on a hot, summer day, the plastic can act as a lens, focusing light into a high-energy beam that's intense enough to burn material like car-seat upholstery.
SPACE TOURISTS COULD BE STRUCK DOWN BY ASTRO-SICKNESS, WARNS NASA ASTRONAUT
The dream of boldly going where only a few have gone before has inspired hundreds of people to sign up with space tourism companies like Virgin Galactic.
WATER MAY NOT BE THE ONLY SIGN OF ALIEN LIFE
(Inside Science) – When it comes to looking for alien life, scientists mostly focus on where there is water.
EMPLOYEES, ACLU DEMAND AMAZON STOP FACILITATING GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE
"Our company should not be in the surveillance business."
THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS: LABORATORY OF EVOLUTION
The Galápagos Islands archipelago is home to a complex ecosystem with a fascinating geological history, as well as unique examples of plant and animal life.