Twitter unveils 'Highlights' to help users catch up
Twitter on Thursday rolled out a new feature aimed at helping users sift through the large number of tweets on their feed each day.
Drivers want new safety technology, but it will cost them
Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.
Dawn glimpses Ceres' north pole
After spending more than a month in orbit on the dark side of dwarf planet Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured several views of the sunlit north pole of this intriguing world. These images were taken ...
NASA extends campaign for public to name features on Pluto
The public has until Friday, April 24 to help name new features on Pluto and its orbiting satellites as they are discovered by NASA's New Horizons mission.
Toyota cuts price of automatic braking safety devices
Those pricey high-tech systems that automatically stop or slow your car if it's about to run into something are getting a lot cheaper.
ESA recovers IXV spaceplane
ESA's recovered IXV spaceplane arrived at the Port of Livorno in Italy yesterday and is set to be taken to Turin for final analysis.
Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure
Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.
Archivists unearth rare first edition of 'The Map that Changed the World'
A rare early copy of William Smith's 1815 Geological Map of England and Wales, previously thought lost, has been uncovered by Geological Society archivists. The new map has been digitised and made available ...
Theoretical study suggests huge lava tubes could exist on moon
Lava tubes large enough to house cities could be structurally stable on the moon, according to a theoretical study presented at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference on Tuesday (March 17).
Tesla updating Model S to ease range anxiety, improve safety
Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge—and is hinting that in the future drivers can take their hands off the wheel altogether.
Colorful life-form catalog will help discern if we are alone
While looking for life on planets beyond our own solar system, a group of international scientists has created a colorful catalog containing reflection signatures of Earth life forms that might be found on ...
Study finds significant facial variation in pre-Columbian South America
A team of anthropology researchers has found significant differences in facial features between seven different pre-Columbian peoples they evaluated from what is now Peru – disproving a longstanding perception ...
Digital games and learning: Study finds helpful features, gaps
A new report on how teachers use video games in classrooms identifies features they find most useful to track student learning, as well as gaps where better tools could help link games more closely to the curriculum.
Facebook adds 'tips' in potential Yelp challenge
Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature that automatically provides tips about places where members of the social network might be, potentially challenging review websites like Yelp.