The vast majority of scientists—87 percent—think they should play an active role in debates on public policy, according to a poll of US scientists released Sunday.
The email address as we know it was born when Ray Tomlinson introduced the "@" sign in 1977, since which email has continually grown in popularity as a communication tool for work and pleasure – until last year. For the ...
A researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology has used Twitter as a lens to look into the lives of nearly 1,000 people who used the site to announce their wedding engagement. By comparing tweets before and after, the ...
Twitter on Wednesday announced it is buying Niche, a startup that acts as a talent agency of sorts matching online video celebrities from Vine and elsewhere with advertisers.
A migrant shelter outside Mexico City collects donations of clothes thanks to a smartphone app. Online reviews warn migrants about abusive employers. A website pinpoints US police checkpoints.
Facebook? Of course. Books? Definitely not. Video games? For sure. Sport? No way. Speed? Yes. Patience? Not so much.
European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph from the International Space Station.
Veterinarian Carmen Soto is gently swabbing what is left of Grecia the toucan's bright beak, preparing to fit him with a prosthesis to replace the part hacked off by vandals.
Log on to Twitter, Facebook or other social media and you will find that much of the content shared with you comes in the form of images, not just words. Those images can convey a lot more than a sentence might, and will ...
For Paul Torrens, wintry weather is less about sledding and more about testing out models of human behavior.