Sixty-two percent of Americans get their news from social media, according to a 2016 poll by Pew Research Center.
The Earth's magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field, protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away.
Black holes are a problem for physics, and the physics community has never fully warmed to the idea of them.
Researchers in Japan have developed a terahertz transmitter that can transmit digital data at a rate exceeding 100 Gbps over a single channel using the 300-GHz band.
A wearable device under development at the University of Michigan provides continuous authentication for voice assistants such as Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa.
Researchers have investigated whether Internet trolls are innately sociopathic or combative individuals, or if situational factors can influence ordinary people to act like trolls.
A team of researchers is addressing the challenge of computing optimal traffic light settings for city road intersections by applying traffic flow conservation laws on networks.
Chinese companies are outpacing U.S. firms in the development of artificial intelligence technologies, according to reports from the U.S. government and others.
Mars scientists are wrestling with a problem.
Google Brain has devised some new software that can create detailed images from tiny, pixelated source images. Google's software, in short, basically means the "zoom in... now enhance!" TV trope is actually possible.
Developers at Carnegie Mellon University create an artificial intelligence that learns, wins.
Any insect unlucky enough to land on the mouth-like leaves of an Australian pitcher plant will meet a grisly end.
Interstellar travel, a timeworn staple of science fiction, can already be science fact if one has cash to spare
The National Center for Atmospheric Research has commenced operations of the new Cheyenne supercomputer, one of the world's most powerful and energy-efficient systems.
Purdue University researchers have developed a system that uses a haptic device to let people interpret visual information using their hands.
Syracuse University researchers have received a grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to build a distributed graphics processing unit-accelerated platform that can process large datasets.
A member of the Bletchley Park team breaking the German navy’s Enigma ciphers during the second World War.
Shortly after his election victory, Donald Trump assembled executives from tech giants including Amazon, Apple and Google for a meeting at Trump Tower meant to mend fences with the industry, pledging: "We're going to be there for you."